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Roland C. Petersen Beach Figure Abstract 30×20 Oil Painting



Roland C. Petersen Beach Figure Original Abstract 30×20 Oil Painting.  One of Petersen’s early abstract pieces from 1953.


  • Artist:  Roland C. Petersen, California artist
  • Title: Beach Figure
  • Image Size: 30″ tall x 20″ wide
  • Medium:  Oil on Canvas
  • Signed and dated 1953
  • Registration tag affixed to back:  Oakland Art Museum Spring Annual Exhibition in 1954
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Artist Bio

Born in Denmark, Roland Petersen studied painting and printmaking in the United States and Europe before settling in the Bay Area. The recipient of both Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, Petersen’s work has been extensively exhibited, including a 2010 retrospective at the Monterey Museum of Art. His distinct blend of stylized forms and bright, complementary colors has earned the artist a reputation as one California’s greatest living painters. Continue reading on artist page

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