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Manuel Valencia

 (1856 - 1935)
Manuel Valencia was active/lived in California.  Manuel Valencia is known for tonalist landscape painter, missions and adobes.

Manuel Valencia

A painter of California history and western landscapes, Manuel Valencia was born in Marin County, California in 1856 on the Rancho San Jose, the Valencia hacienda.  The family received many land grants in the San Francisco area because of their ties to settlement history.  He was a descendant of General Gabriel Valencia, the first governor of the state of Sonora, Mexico under Spanish rule.  He was named for his grandfather, who arrived in California in 1774 and became administrator of the Presidio in San Francisco.

Valencia studied with artists including Jules Tavernier in the San Francisco area, where he lived his entire life, and attended what is now Santa Clara University.  He also spent some time in  ...  Displaying 750 of 4543 characters.

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About  Manuel Valencia

Born:  1856 - Marin County, California
Died:   1935 - Sacramento, California
Known for:  tonalist landscape painter, missions and adobes