Beautiful colorful watercolor painting measures 23 1/2" by 21 1/2" inside the mat and 33" by 30 1/2" with the frame, artist signed at lower right "Rowena Meeks Abdy". Condition is good, light browning around edges from the California light.
Biography from the net: "Rowena Fischer Meeks Abdy (1887-1945) she was born in Vienna, Austria to American parents she was the daughter of John Meeks (1840-1891), a retired wealthy American businessman originally from New York and Anna Fischer Meeks (1860-1898). When she was 11 years old the family moved to San Francisco. Her early education was at St. Margaret's School for Girls, San Mateo, Calif. She was an American painter who flourished in Northern California in the early 20Th. century. Working in oil, watercolor, and charcoal, she achieved prominence in the plein air painting school and her works are held in several permanent collections of significant museums. And an exhibition at the art gallery at the Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, San Francisco Sketch Club, Carmel Art Association, San Francisco Art Association and a number of others."
Rowena Fischer Meeks Abdy (1887-1945) Early California modernist artist colorful watercolor painting European lake hills pathway