39 in HIGH x 50 in WIDE (99.06 cm HIGH x 127.00 cm WIDE)
Gift of Concours d'Antiques, the Art Guild
Furniture Shop frame (Lucia Mathews)
in paint at BL : "Arthur F. Mathews"
The Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939. TOM, "Mathews: Masterpieces of the California Decorative Style," 1972. TOM, "Mathews Exhibition," 1985. OMCA, Great Hall, "California as Muse: The Art of Arthur and Lucia Mathews" 10/28/2006 - 03/25/2007; traveling to Norton Museum of Art and Akron Art Museum, Fall 2007 - Fall 2008.
This is an oil painting on canvas that shows a group of women dressed in colorful flowing dresses that are dancing and playing instruments in a bucolic setting. A large cluster of purple and pink flowers appears in the foreground at lower right, and a group of figures are visible in the background at upper left. The frame surrounding the painting is carved and painted with floral and animal motifs.