The watercolor painting signed at lower right by the artist Schepens - Kraus and measures 4" by 5" painting itself and 6" by 7" with the frame. The condition of painting is very good, just the frame has a very light paint lost.
Helen Schepens-Kraus was born in Spokane, Washington. Painted watercolor landscapes and seascapes of the Central California inland and coastal regions as well as nudes and floral still lifes, she painted in what is referred to as the "California Style". She exhibited widely in the Monterey and San Jose, California areas and was an artist member of the Carmel Art Association. Heneln Schepens-Kraus spent the last twenty-five years of her life in Kennebunkport, Maine where she had a gallery.
Helen Schepens-Kraus (1916 -1988) American listed artist small watercolor painting of a fishing boats