Sunflowers by Melville Simon - 1960s - McNaught Fine Art Art - yellow/red/cream; frame, gold
A harmonious Post-Impressionist oil painting of vibrant sunflowers informally arranged in a stoneware vase, set on a coral-and-rose checked tablecloth and silhouetted against a clouded blue sky. Signed lower left, "Melville Paul Simon" (American, 20th century) and inscribed verso "Still Life at Pont-Aven." Displayed in a Louis XV style giltwood frame. Frame: 22.5"L x 2.5"D x 26.5"H. Very good: minor age-toning, minor losses, minor restoration; frame: minor marks.