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Dimensions: Approx. 26" L x 19" H


Marcia Hope was born in Santa Monica, California. Studied art at Scripps College in Claremont in the early 1940's under faculty administration of Millard Sheets. Hope mainly worked in watercolor, oils and sculpture. She lived in Santa Barbara, but mainly in Hawaii on the Big island, Kauai and Maui from the late 1950's through the early 1990's. Probably best known for the charcoal portraits of Hawaii tourists she made as souvenirs. She and her husband, the painter Harvey Larkin Young, operated several art galleries: The Sea Runner (Kona, Haena, Kapaau) and Compass West (Lahaina).

1952 Watercolor by Marcia Hope Young (Jones)

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