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Catalog Number 1991.041.002
Description Jose Sanchez 'Buri Buri' Home painting by Hellen Harris, 1990. Watercolor on paper mounted behind glass in a gold-colored wooden frame with ornate leaf-motif edging. Image depicts a white building with a red roof on the left with smaller, possibly building remenants, white brick structures to the right. There is a figure in a red shirt and black hat and boots standing with a burrow in front of the house. A large tree is in the foreground on the left while more trees are depicted behind the buildings in front of a green hill. According to inscription on the back, the painting was done by the donor in 1990 from a sketch by Wm. H. Dougal in 1850.
Object Name Painting
Collection 3D - Art
Title Jose Sanchez Adobe by Hellen Harris, 1990
Date 1990
Creator Harris, Helen
Role Artist
Inscription Text "H. HARRIS - 1990" (artist's signature front bottom left corner); "THE JOSE SANCHEZ 'BURI BURI' HOME SKETCHED BY Wm H DOUGAL IN 1850 / IT WAS LOCATED EAST OF EL CAMINO REAL / ON BURLINGAME - MILLBRAE LINE / (PAINTED BY HELEN HARRIS - 1990)" (handwritten in black ink on back bottom right corner)
Provenance Painted by donor for the exhibition "A Holiday in Old California" Dec. 1990-March 1991.
Dimensions H-20.5 W-24.5 D-2.25 inches
Dimension Details frame
Medium Watercolor Paint
Search Terms Harris, Helen
Dougal, William H.
Sanchez, Jose
Buri Buri
Adobe
Adobes
Subjects Adobe buildings
Adobe House
Adobe houses
Trees
Hills
People Harris, Helen
Dougal, William H.
Sanchez, Jose