An autumnal scene of a stand of trees by a stream, aspen most probably. The glory of the painting is in the play of the cloud formations with the contours of the landscape below. This understanding of the relationship is what constitutes the essence of the painting. A lot of movement and life to it. A real charmer.The California landscape itself is such an amazement that it’s no surprise so many painters dedicated their lives to its study. 24″ x 26″ art, 28″ x 30″ frame.
Born in California on Jan. 25, 1874. Lionel Louis Edwards settled in Los Angeles in 1889. He was active there both as an artist and a newspaper publisher. In his leisure he made painting forays into the desert area around Palm Springs and the high Sierra. Edwards died in Los Angeles on April 27, 1954. Member: Calif. Art Club; Painters & Sculptors of LA. Exh: LA Co. Fair, 1929; Artists Fiesta (LA), 1931; City Hall (LA), 1933; Hollywood Public Library, 1934; Calif. Art Club, 1954 (1st prize).