Plein air beach scene with blooming succulents on a sunny afternoon in Carmel, California by Edna Vergon Richard (American, 1890-1985). A lifelong resident of California, Edna lived in Visalia, Pleasanton, and Carmel where she studied painting with Elizabeth Strong and Arthur Hill Gilbert. Her work includes coastal scenes, landscapes, and floral still lifes. Signed "Edna Vergon Richard" lower right. Display in a whitewashed wood frame and linen liner. Image, 16"H x 20"L.