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John Kelly San Francisco Pencil Signed LE Entitled Fisherman Wharf Serigraph


Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco by John Kelly, (1879-1962). The certificate of Authenticity is on the verso, scripted, stamped. The art is hand signed by artist in gold, signed again in print on the lower left with limited edition number in pencil, 209/250, certified for authenticity, issued by Main Street, symbolized black & white figurative architectural classic car on the very end lower left. The art is under clear  cover, frame is contemporary gilt metal. 

about Artist: John Melville Kelly Born in Oakland, California in November 3, 1879. Began his art studies locally, at The Mark Hopkins Institute. Then continued at Partington Art School. He became staff artist in San Francisco Examiner in 1903, and held position for 14 years.  At CSFA he studied under Spencer Macky and Frank Van Sloun. John Kelly was active in Frisco Bay Area until 1923. He then settled in Honolulu, and became head of art department for the Star Bulletin. Died in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 9, 1962. 

His etchings relates to Polynesian culture. He was a member of California Society of Etchers, also Honolulu, Chicago, San Francisco.  

Source Artist in California by Edan Hughes 1786-1940. In reputable art sources and resources. 

Signed Twice lower right in print, with black and white figurative classic car architectural " Main Street Publishing" symbol is on the very end lower left, as well on the certificate verso - Art is Heavy. Please Review All the close ups and images 

dimensions: 21" H. x 30" W. x 1" D.

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