Gregory John McIlvaine
Self Portrait as Juan Batista De Anza, 1775
38"x36" Acrylic on Panel 2002
Private Collection, Silverlake CA
This is a picture of me pointing Northwest from Font's Point in the Borrego Badlands in Anza Borrego State Park. This is the route taken by De Anza in his quest for a land passage to the Spanish mission in Monterey. Font's Point is named after the expedition's physician.