Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistRD Riccoboni Platinum Member CollectionSanDiego
Description La Casa de Estudillo, by RD Riccoboni. Located in Old Town, San Diego, California. Constructed in 1825 as the home of Don Jose Antonio de Estudillo, a Spanish aristocrat. It became a sanctuary for women and children during the American occupation in 1846. For a number of years it was incorrectly identified as 'Ramona's Marriage Place' from Helen Hunt Jackson's 'Ramona'. The adobe structure is considered to be one of Old Town's outstanding show places. 1825 Casa de Estudillo, one of the finest adobe haciendas in the state of California.Old Town San Diego is considered the 'birthplace' of California. San Diego is the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California. It was here in 1769, that Father Junipero Serra came to establish the very first mission in a chain of 21 missions that were to be the cornerstone of Californias colonization. Father Serras mission and Presidio were built on a hillside overlooking what is currently known as Old Town San Diego. At the base of the hill in 1820s, a small Mexican community of adobe buildings was formed and by 1835 had attained the status of El Pueblo de San Diego. In 1846, a U.S. Navy Lieutenant and a Marine Lieutenant, raised the American flag in the Old Town San Diego Plaza.Randy RD Riccoboni is an insightful, American born artist (California, 1960) influenced by a plethora of sights, sounds, colors, textures and emotion. This self-taught artist acquired his drive and inspiration from encouragement given him by family, friends and public school teachers. Riccobonis profound love for art and architecture are evidenced in his paintings, landscape and portrait masterpieces; art work that captures the essence of a persons spirit, the love given from animals as well as the beauty and intensity in his land and cityscapes.Beacon Artworks Gallery is located inside beautiful Old Town San Diego State Historic Park amongst the oldest buildings in the western United States.