Joan Kerry (American, 1929-1966) unframed, egg tempera on board still life depicting a round vase full of brightly colored flowers. Signed to the lower right hand corner "Joan Kerry" and measures 12" in height with 9" in width. In overall good condition with minor paint loss to bottom edge. Please refer to photographs. All measurements are approximate. Joan Kerry (American, 1929-1996) was born in London, grew up in the Seattle area, attended Washington State University, and graduated from the Museum School at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1958. Kerry also studied in Tuscany and Sicily, but lived in the Gloucester, Massachusetts area with her companion and artist colleague, Giovanni Aceto. Kerry was best known as a landscape artist and was also an expert in the ancient medium of egg tempera, and developed innovative techniques for oil pastels which were described by Gloucester artist Charles Movalli in a July, 1984 article in American Artist.