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Original Oil on Board Painting By Janet Ament de la Roche
Measures 16" X 20" Framed
Janet de La Roche was often called one of the last Bohemians. She was an artist & as well as a Flamenco dancer. Born in Holywood, California, she joined the Marines during WWII to break away from home. After the war, using the GI Bill, she went to every art school in LA. At the Jepson Institute, she met Victor DiGesu, who she later married. In 1950, they purchased a lot in Monterey, California and started construction on the house which was to be their home. Throughout the mid '50's, Janet and Victor traveled and studied painting in Europe. Upon returning to the US, they became prominent members of the Peninsula art community. Victor DiGesu died in 1988 and Janet passed away in 2000.