Summer's vibrant sunflowers are captured in this museum exhibited floral oil painting by Beatrice Stuart (1917-2003). The signed, 20" x 24" oil on board has a 28" x 23" frame crafted by legendary Los Angeles framer, Ted Gibson.
- Oil on Board 20" x 24"
- Period Frame 28" x 33" crafted by Ted Gibson
- Distressing on frame consistent with age
- Signed by the Artist, Beatrice Stuart (1917-2003) on the lower right
- Exhibited at the California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition at the Luckman Fine Art Gallery in 1998
- Museum Tag on the Verso
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.