Stunning original oil on canvas board painting by California (Carmel) artist Edda Maxwell Heath (1874-1972). This impressive work measures 24 x 20 inches and is signed by the artist in the lower left corner. Offered unframed. On the back of the painting is written the artist's name, a Carmel address, and "Along the Coast." Overall this work is in very good condition with no noted surface concerns. This is a powerful work effectively capturing the various motions of the coastal waves and the dramatic lighting this area is known for. You will not be disappointed.
Painter. Born in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 27, 1874. Studies include NY School of Art, the Pratt Institute, Adelphi College. Studied under William Merit Chase, Arthur Dove and Frank DuMond. She moved to Carmel, CA, in 1928 to work and paint. Married name was Pappel. Known for her oil and watercolors featuring landscapes, seascapes, still life, and landscapes of the Redwoods and Monterey Peninsula.
In 1928 she moved to Carmel, California where she became active in the local art scene. Her married name was Pappel at the time of her death in Salinas, California on Nov. 6, 1972. Her oils and watercolors include seascapes, still lifes of fruit and flowers, and landscapes of the redwoods and the Monterey Peninsula.
She was a member of several art organizations including Brooklyn Society of Artists, Yonkers Artists Association, Carmel Artists Association, and the Society of Watercolor Artists.
This artist is listed in Who Was Who in American Art: 1564-1975, Falk, Peter Hastings (editor),Sound View Press, 1999.