Frank Moss Hamilton

Frank Moss Hamilton - Rower - 1953 - P2630

Regular price $350.00

The boat has "Caribe, Port Au Prince" on it. You can feel that merciless sun. And perhaps that's a paddle he's using to get along.

Measures 15 1/2" x 20 1/2", image is 12 1/2" x 18 1/2".

From Kansas City, Missouri, Frank Moss Hamilton became a noted watercolor painter in California, where he lived in Cambria. He was a teacher at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Between the 1940s and 1970s, he had one-man exhibitions in Laguna Beach at the Festival of the Arts, winning first place awards 1963 to 65. He also exhibited in New York City, at Humboldt State College, the Franklin Mint Yearly Western Show where he won first prize in1972, and the Richmond Art Center. 

Hamilton was a member of the California Watercolor Society. He studied at the University of Kansas and Stanford University, earning a degree in architecture.  He also studied watercolor painting with Eliot O'Hara. 

Gordon T. McClelland and Jay T. Last, California Watercolors 1850-1970
Glenn Opitz, Editor, Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of Painters, Sculptors & Engravers

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