Biography: James Patrick (1911-1944), Born: Cranbrook, British Columbia; Studied at Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles); Member: California Water Color Society. James Patrick grew up in Southern California and attended high school in Hollywood. In the late 1920s, he received a three-year scholarship to study at the Chouinard Art Institute. During the...... read more
A California art print on Arches watercolor paper. 100% archival, and printed in HD.
Out in one of the many valleys east of Los Angeles was the movie set used in the RKO 1939 production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Arguably the best version of Hugo's tale, with the benevolent but hideous bell-ringer of Notre Dame, Quasimodo (Charles Laughton), who rescues a beautiful Gypsy girl (Maureen O'Hara) from the clutches of a sadistic bishop, it is now a classic. Patrick captured the abandoned skeleton of the set before it vanished forever.
Shown in the Biltmore Art Galleries in 1945.
Courtesy of so Ian Patrick