This 1965 watercolor floral still life entitled Birthday Bouquet
is by Frederick Pomeroy (1924-2011), a Carmel Valley painter and teacher. He studied at California College of Arts and Crafts (now CCA) in Oakland during the 1940s and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Fontainebleau, France in 1951, where he was awarded a prize for painting from the French Cultural Department. Pomeroy exhibited and traveled widely throughout the U.S. and spent the greater part of his life plein air painting in Carmel Valley, especially Soberanes Point, Point Lobos, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Pacific Grove, with his wife, Mary Barnas Pomeroy.
March 3, 1965
Watercolor on Paper
Stamped by the artist with their initials in the lower right. Excellent condition.