August 7, 2017
William Ritschel (1864-1949), Marine at Monterey, c.1940, oil on masonite, 16 x 20 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of the A. Merlin Steed and Alice W. Steed Collection.
Today’s Artwork of the Day is an oil painting by German-born Californian artist Willain Ritschel. Marine at Monterey is highlight from the MOA’s collection, showing Ritschel’s Impressionist style in the setting of Monterey, California, near his home.