William Wendt

George Hurrell
William Wendt
Gelatin silver print, 1926
20 x 14 inches
Anonymous gift

William Wendt was one of the most important artists to live and work in Laguna Beach. He and his wife, sculptor Julia Bracken, moved from Chicago to Los Angeles in 1906 and built a studio-home in Laguna in 1918. For two decades, Wendt was considered “Dean of the Landscape Painters” in California.