Ventura, California beach & ocean abstract oil painting on artist board by California artist Juan "Pepe" Guzman-Maldonado (b.1948 Chile). Known for his strong use of color and light and influenced by both his Chilean background and his California roots. Listed in Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940." Signed lower right. Titled & signed: "Ventura" on verso. Displayed in a gold wood frame. Artwork, 14"L x 11"H. Hanging wire included. Painting, excellent; frame, minor wear.