Posy with Iceland Poppy
1994 Watercolor


Mary Barnaš Pomeroy

This 1994 watercolor on paper still life entitled Posy with Iceland Poppy 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.

Watercolor on Paper
11"x15" unframed

Signed lower left. Excellent condition.