California Impressionist oil on canvas board painting titled "Majesty of The Desert" with the original Joane Cromwell Artist's Studio paper on the back. Joane (Christian) Cromwell American 1884-1969 listed in "Who's Who In Art" and "Leading Women Of America", painter of marine landscape and portraiture. Received her training at the Chicago Art Institute. She has further qualified in her chosen profession by studying with such famous artists as Anna A. Hills, Loren Holmwood, George Demont Otis, Edgar Payne, Jack Wilkinson Smith, and a special course in design at Otis Art Institute. Joane Cromwell has transferred to canvas nature's beauty with such sincerity, strength, and charm that her paintings bring to onlookers the very sound and life of the sea and rugged rocks, arching trees, majestic mountains, and lambert sky. Wynonah Breazeale Johnson special correspondent Los Angeles Times said, "The artist has brought vast depth of feeling as well as exquisite color, in a bold sense of the flow of life to her canvasses". One of Joane Christian Cromwell's paintings, a 16 inch by 20 inch sold for $16,100.00, more than 4 years ago at an auction in California. Other paintings have sold for more than $10,000.00. Her paintings a very sought after by collector's and dealers recognizing the great talent of this California Impressionist painter. The painting we are offering is in excellent condition. The painting image size measures 16 inches wide by 12 inches high. Framed size measures 25-1/2 inches wide by 21-1/2 inches high. Both painting and frame are in excellent condition guaranteed to please the most particular painting connoisseur or collector.