Thiebaud, Ponds and Streams

Can the commonplace working farmland of California’s Sacramento River Valley be a place of of breathtaking beauty?

Wayne Thiebaud, Ponds and Streams, 2001, acrylic on canvas, 182.9 x 152.4 cm (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, ©Wayne Thiebaud), a Seeing America video

Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Palmor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Thiebaud, Ponds and Streams," in Smarthistory, March 1, 2019, accessed June 8, 2023,