Laguna signed 'Gardner Symons' (lower right) and estate-stamped (on the reverse) oil on canvas 25 x 30in overall: 32 x 37in
EXHIBITED: Scottsdale, The Fleischer Museum in Scottsdale, Selections from the Irvine Museum Exhibition, March 1 - May 31, 1993, traveling exhibition to The Oakland Museum, November 13 1993 - February 20, 1994. Irvine, The Irvine Museum, Abundance of Color, California Flowers in Art, March 22 - August 23, 2008.
Literature: Stern, Jean. Selections from the Irvine Museum, Irvine, 1992, p. 65, illustrated. Stern, Jean, Masters of Light, Plein-Air Painting in California, 1890-1930, Irvine, 2002, p. 45, illustrated.
In Selections from the Irvine Museum, Jean Stern writes 'Gardner Symons divided his time between the West Coast and the East and also spent time in Cornwall, England. This scene, showing the lush flowers and foliage at his home in Laguna Beach, is a quintessential celebration of California'.