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Winnemucca Lake with Ancient Hemlocks
1999 Watercolor


Mary Barnaš Pomeroy

This 1999 watercolor on paper Sierra Nevada landscape entitled Winnemucca Lake with Ancient Hemlocks is by Mary Barnaš Pomeroy (1921-2010), a German-born California painter. She was a published botanical illustrator in Quito, Ecuador, where she lived and studied until 1946. Pomeroy studied Painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art from 1946-48 and worked as an illustrator at UC Berkeley before moving to Carmel Valley in 1956. She exhibited and traveled widely throughout the U.S., plein air painting in Carmel Valley, especially Soberanes Point, Point Lobos, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Pacific Grove, with her husband, Frederick Pomeroy. 

April 1999 
Watercolor on Paper
15"x11" unframed

Titled and dated on the back, signed at the bottom on the front. Good vintage condition.