Elmer Grey, 1872 –1963 was an American architect and artist based in Pasadena, California. Grey designed many noted landmarks in Southern California, including the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Huntington Art Gallery, the Pasadena Playhouse and Wattles Mansion. Grey painted in both oils and watercolors. He often painted Southern California landscapes, and some of his watercolors are on permanent exhibit at the Chicago Art Institute. This Early California painting is approximately 12x16 with the original frame and stretcher. Location for this painting may be Santa Barbara, CA. The subject of the painting, a 1920s Spanish revival home, could have been one of his architectural commissions. This painting is signed by by the artist and is a great example of early California art.