Charcoal on paper drawing of a peaceful pathway to the ocean in Malibu, signed at lower right and dated there 1990, and titled on reverse "Along Highway 1 near Malibu", by listed California artist HENRY KETTING OLIVIER (1924-2004). The work measures 10 1/2" by 14 1/4" inside the glued-down mat (no glass/frame). Henry Ketting Olivier, born in Indonesia in 1924, was a prisoner of the Japanese during WWII. After the war he moved to Southern California and enrolled at Otis Art Institute, earning his M.A. at California State University Long Beach. The artist taught for many years in the Los Angeles County public schools. Works include desert landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. He exhibited in juried shows in the Los Angeles area and was a past president of the California Art Club.
HENRY KETTING OLIVIER (1924-2004) charcoal drawing of Malibu landscape by listed California artist