Warm mid-century colors are captured in this vintage still life oil painting attributed to Beatrice Stuart (1917-2003). The unsigned, 28" x 30" oil on canvas features an expressionist tableau of a country meal. Unframed.
- Original Oil Painting on Canvas 28" x 30"
Attributed to Beatrice Stuart (1917-2003)
Unsigned, Acquired from the Artist's Studio
Certificate of Authenticity
Beatrice Stuart (1917-2003) was a consummate artist in a variety of media with the use of exciting shapes and harmonious colors with bold and loose applications bringing a rhythmic effect to her work. Her extensive fine art training began in fashion design on scholarship at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and at Northwestern University. In California she continued her art education at UCLA, Otis Art Institute, and Chouinard Art Institute where she was granted a scholarship. Equally versed in oil and watercolor, Beatrice was a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society where she served twice as an elected Board Member and a Signature Member of the California Art Club, where she received the Gold Medal for Still Life in 1995. Museum exhibitions include the Frye Art Museum (Seattle, Washington); the Carnegie Art Museum and the Pasadena Historical Museum in California. Selected exhibitions include the National Academy of Design (New York City), Academy of Arts (Oahu, Hawaii), Scottsdale Artists' School (Arizona), California State University at Chico, the Municipal Art Gallery of the City of Los Angeles, California. Beatrice Stuart in featured in "Emerging from the Shadows, A Survey of Women Artists Working in California 1860-1960" by Maurine St. Gaudens, a four volume reference released in 2016. Artist proceeds to benefit Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.