Archive for February 27, 2015

Artist of the moment………..Raymond Dabb Yelland


Raymond Dabb Yelland was a wonderful painter of landscapes and in particular sunsets born in London, England in the year 1848. His family moved to the United States when the artist was three years old. The artist decided he wanted to be a professional when he was twelve years of age.

Yelland attended college at the National Academy of Design located in New York City. He would also study abroad in Paris, France.

The artist participated in the United States Civil War. After the conflict he relocated to California.

Yelland was a professor at Mills College located in San Francisco, California.

Raymond Dabb Yelland passed away in 1900 due to pneumonia.

Price range information: Yelland worked in oils with prices ranging from $10,000 to $70,000.

When it comes to great looking sunsets other artists who painted great images include Ovanes Berberian and Wilson Hurley.

Below a clip from my favorite television show, the Antiques Roadshow, where we see a fantastic signature coastal work by Yelland: