Alfred C. Ybarra

Alfred C. Ybarra (1905 – 2001) Double-sided Watercolor dated 1951 Stormy Desert Skies: Two Views P660

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Large works by artist and art director Al Ybarra dated 1951, and measuring 22 x 30. The beautiful desert sky in both pictures is striking and vivid.. Both sides are pretty darn amazing: one shows twin outcroppings of rock with a cluster of houses nested between them. These seem to us to be of a Mexican landscape, perhaps in the state of Durango, a favorite location for many of the John Wayne movies on which Ybarra worked.

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Born in Los Angeles, CA on March 26, 1905. Ybarra first worked in an architecture firm in New York City before opting for an art career. After a brief art study in Europe, he returned to Los Angeles in the mid-1930s. He found work in the art department at Warner Bros where he became an art director. He died in San Diego, CA on March 25, 2001. Member: NY WC Club. Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1935-44; Webb Gallery (LA), 1937; GGIE, 1939; LACMA, 1942; Third Street Gallery (LA), 1950.

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