graphite

1964

Drawing is of a man in profile. The man has a shaved head and slight moustache. His body is outlined lightly.

Theophilus Brown
1985

Drawing of a man's head in profile. The man's body is outlined in pencil wearing a collared shirt.

n.d.

Drawing of a woman sitting on a bench and drawing on a sketchpad. She is wearing a backless swimsuite/leotard and a shoes. In the background is the outline of windows and a wall. The paper is...

c. 1938

Docent Don De Coss donated pencil which was used by his mother Alma De Coss when she worked on the election board in Oakland in 1938. The special pencils were distributed to election workers to...

1850s

Bound manuscript containing Isaac Wallace Baker's lecture notes on his California experiences, together with pencil and watercolor sketches, advertising broadsides and pasted-in photographs...

1942
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2001-2002

This is an acrylic painting on paper. The composition includes two male figures in an artist's studio. A large canvas with a sketch of a male nude appears on an easel at center. To the right of...

1932

1. Two hand-written (ink) letters to Martinez from Edward Weston, no dates.

2. One hand-written (graphite and red pencil) letter to Edward Weston from Martinez, dated April 19, 1932....

untitled (unfinished cut-paper work)
2010

This is an unfinished paper cutout with graphite drawing on the surface. The composition includes images of nopal cacti and a hummingbird hovering above two babies in a nest. The paper is matte...

1897

Rosalia Labastida de Coney was Martinez' foster mother.

1. Two photographs:

a) Rosalia Labastida de Coney's gravestone designed by Martinez in the Mountain View cemetary (3.875" x...

1897

Seven newspaper clippings addressing the death of Martinez' foster mother, Rosalia Labastida de Coney:

1. "Red Roses of Free Masonry" from the San Francisco Examiner, June 14, 1897.

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Scrapbook
1938

1. Five photographs: a) Drawing of Albert Bender (8.875" x 7.125"). b) Martinez and Juanita Miller (7" x 9"). c) P. Peralta, Juanita Miller and Martinez (7" x 9")....

1943

1. Four letters to Elsie Whitaker Martinez, from Frederick H. Meyer from February, 1943.

2. "Excerpts from letters - concerning Xavier Martinez" (compilation of letters from various...

1930-1932

1. Four newspaper clippings:

a) "Works of 20 Noted Artists on Display At Oakland School" by Robert Shaw from the Oakland Post-Enquirer.

b) "The Examiner today extends greetings...

1920|1924

1. Print of etching of Powell and Mason Street Cable Car by Louis Macouillard, signed LLC (graphite) "Greetings Louis Macouillard" and titled "San Francisco Jingle Bells" (7.375" x 8.75").

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1934-1936

1. Two photographs:

a) Martinez and four male friends, labeled below (red pencil) "a `stag' session in Piedmont" (7.25" x 9.5").

b) Martinez on a balcony (4.375" x 2.375").

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1917-1918

1. Announcement, time table and catalogue for the Auspices Oakland Art Association' art auction to benefit the American Red Cross on September, 28, 1917, at the Hotel Oakland.

2. Letter...

1910|1911

1. Photograph of man at a piano, labeled below (red pencil) "Edward Strickland - musician" (3.25" x 5.375").

2. Photograph of Joaquin Miller, labeled on bottom "Joaquinn Miller by Major...

Pittsburgh
1987

Oval mixed media wall piece

1995
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