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Friday, February 15, 2008

CHARLES WILLARD HULETT CAPTURED THE SPIRIT OF THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY IN THE 1930s.

Country Road San Fernando Valley c. 1934. Collection of the Diane and Guy Weddington McCreary - Weddington Ranch

Charles Willard Hulett was born on the 25th of July 1903 in Fairmount, Indiana. He arrived in Los Angeles in the early 1930s and continued his studies in art in the city. He studied at Otis Art Institute and the Art Center School.
Hulett was a member of the San Fernando Valley Art Association was elected president of the Association on November 4th, 1945. He was instrumental in overseeing the printing of the organization's first news letter, the Paint Rag, in 1946. He was also a member of the California Art Club, the Painters and Sculptors of Los Angeles, and the Water Color Society. He also worked as an illustrator and cartoonist.
Mr. Hulett died on the 13th of May, 1971 in Los Angeles.

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Grover Dill said...

Found this at the L.A. Public Library catalog of photos from the SFV. I'm sure you aficionados know the location. Pretty striking resemblance to the painting.

http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics33/00066089.jpg