''The Riddle Of The Inyos'', Owens Valley landscape near Lone Pine, CA, signed and dated lower right: William Wendt / 1930, titled on the stretcher, oil on canvas, 25'' H x 30'' W, est: $40,000/60,000
Exhibited: Stendhal Art Galleries, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, ''Exhibition of Paintings by William Wendt, A.N.A.'', March 1931, #7. Literature: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, ''Wendt's Vision Gains Freedom'', March 8, 1931, illustrated; J. Walker, ''Documents on the Life and Art of William Wendt 1865 - 1946'', privately published by John Alan Walker, bookseller, Big Pine, CA, 1992, p. 179, fig. 548. Provenance: Stendhal Galleries Inventory, Los Angeles, CA; Private Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Visual: Generally good condition. A few scattered spots of craquelure. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.