• Red Cap Gossip, L.A., c. 1939

    James Hollins Patrick

    14.5 x 15 inches

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  • Original Size - 14.5 x 15 inches
  • $58.00 $95.00

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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.

Exhibited:California Scene Paintings 1930 - 1960, Pasadena Museum of California Art, March - July, 2013.
California Scene Paintings 1930 - 1960, The Irvine Museum, January 18 - May 18, 2014.
Captured forever, a scene repeated at the train stations across America a million or more times. Painted in the Los Angeles train station when the passenger train was king. The Red Caps knew what was happening up and down the line of every express run, and kept the gossip current at all the stops.

Patrick was obviously interested in trains and painted as well as lithographed several pieces of the subject. Another well known "train" painting (oil) is the "Santa Fe Goat". "Red Cap Gossip was shown at the Jake Zeitlin Galleries, one-man show in Spring of 1940.

Coourtesy of son Ian Patrick