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Catalog Number 1987.042.006
Description 1986 The Salt Pile Watercolor by Robert Price. Watercolor on paper is mounted in a white mat with a green inner border under glass in a gray metal frame. Image depicts a salt pile in the background and water in the foreground with a gray cloudy sky above. There are small buildings, telephone lines and cranes in front of the salt pile and reflected in the water. Front of frame has a gold-colored metal plaque that says, "FRED GELLERT FOUNDATION / COLLECTION OF SAN MATEO COUNTY SCENES / ROBERT PRICE / THE SALT PILE / PRESENTED BY ART-RISE 1986."
Object Name Painting
Collection 3D - Art
Title The Salt Pile by Robert W. Price, 1986
Date 1986
Creator Price, Robert W.
Inscription Text "Robert W. Price" (artist's signature front lower left corner); "as YOU LIKE IT / custom FraminG / 873-8003 / 606 San Mateo Ave. -San Bruno CALIF." (gold sticker on frame backing)
Provenance Part of the Fred Gellert Foundation Collection.
Dimensions H-20.25 W-28.25 D-1 inches
Dimension Details frame; image is 14 x 20
Medium Watercolor Paint
Search Terms Painting
Price, Robert W.
Salt in California
Salt Industry
Water Color
Subjects Bays
Salt industry
Salt mining
People Price, Robert W.