Offering a superb oil on canvas painting by listed American artist Norma Josephine Shug Rodriguez. The painting is a landscape with tree in foreground and is executed in Plein-air impressionism style. The work is signed "NOrma Rodriguez" in the bottom right corner and it measures 12 x 18 inches. The canvas is mounted to a wooden stretcher which is set in a frame measuring 20-1/2x16-/2 inches.
The painting is in perfect condition with no holes, tears or stains on the canvas and no paint loss or other damage or repairs to the subject.
Norma Josephine Shug Rodriguez Born in San Francisco, California on June 14, 1906. Norma Shug began painting in 1923 and studied locally at the California School of Fine Arts, University of San Francisco, and with Maria von Ridelstein. Married in 1926, as Norma Marotto she did botanical illustrations of California wildflowers for the State of California during the 1930s. A second marriage changed her name to Rodriguez in 1947. During the 1960s and 1970s her work won many awards at local exhibitions. She died in Santa Rosa, California on October 21, 2006. Member: Sequoia Art Group; Society of Western Arts; Santa Cruz Art League; Pioneer Art Group of Grass Valley; Oakmont Art Ass'n. Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940" Interview with the artist or his/her family.