Reference Publications (Partial)

  • Art In America: Modern Times, 1934, Edited By Holger Cahill And Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
  • Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary Of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Apollo Book)
  • Dictionary Of Women Artists, An International Dictionary Of Women Artists Born Before 1900 By Chris Petteys (G. K. Hall & Co., Boston)
  • Artists In California 1786-1940 By Edan Milton Hughes (Hughes Publishing Co., San Francisco)
  • American Artists: Signatures & Monograms 1800 To 1989 By John Castagno, Philadelphia (Scarecrow Press Div. Of Grolier)
  • Southern California Artists By Nancy Dustin Wall Mouré (Dustin Publications, Los Angeles)
  • Plein Air Painters Of California, The Southland By Ruth Westphal (Westphal Publishing)
  • California Artists, 1935 To 1956 By Dewitt Clinton Mccall III (Jones & Mccall Enterprises)
  • California Art – 450 Years Of Painting & Other Media, Issued 1998, By Nancy Dustin Wall Mouré (Dustin Publications, Los Angeles)
  • Encounters With Paradise – Views Of Hawaii And Its People, 1778 – 1940, By David W. Forbes
  • Circles Of Influence – Impressionism To Modernism In Southern California, 1910 / 1930, By Sarah Vure
  • Who’s Who In Art (Annually For More Than 50 Years)
  • Who’s Who Of American Women
  • Who Was Who In American Art – 1564-1975, By Peter Hastings Falk, 1999
  • Reading California – Art, Image and Identity, 1900 – 2000 (LACMA – University of California Press)

Newspapers and Magazines (Partial)

  • Graphic, February 1, 1918
  • Los Angeles Times, Many between February 7, 1913, and December 3, 1995 – March 22, 1985 (Obituary)
    • Numerous mentions and several paintings reproduced in the Los Angeles newspapers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Some of the clippings are to be found in her files in the Archive of American Art (Smithsonian).
  • Hollywood Citizen News, March 21, 1934
  • Antiques & Fine Arts magazine, May/June, 1990 (Feature article: A Quest for Excellence, Chronicling the Life of Mabel Alvarez, by Nancy Dustin Wall Mouré)
  • Honolulu Star Bulletin & Advertiser, Sunday edition, January 19, 1992
  • Antiques West Newspaper, September, 1992
  • American Art Review, December/January, 1996 (Article: Independent Spirits, Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945, by Patricia Trenton)
  • American Art Review, February/March, 1996 (Article)
  • American Art Review, April, 1999 (Article: Mabel Alvarez, a Personal Memory by Glenn Bassett) Orange County Register, Newport Beach, CA, Sunday edition, full-page review, May 16, 1999
  • Los Angeles Times, 30 November 2000, illustrated “Blue Madonna”
  • American Art Review, August, 2000 (Cover)
  • American Art Review, August, 2001