Very pretty oil painting by J. Dayton,a female artist who remained single her entire life. She exhibited at the Cal. State Fair in 1887 and was a resident of Santa Barbara,Ca. where this painting was acquired.It is titled " Echo Lake" on the reverse,which is a glacial lake in El Dorado c ounty ,Ca. The vintage frame measures 9x11 inches and the visible painting is 6.5x8.5 inches.It appears to be oil on board.There is some paint loss in the area of the water and sky(please see photos).The frame is in good condition.