Diane Romanello, born in New York on 1944, is a self-taught artist whose landscape paintings are characterized by an aesthetic of beauty and charm, inviting the viewer into an idealized naturalistic world. The scene captures an idyllic view from a wooden deck with railing and stairs that lead directly to a beach. This picturesque setting conjures to mind a serene day where calm waters lap against a white sand beach. The surf stretches into the horizon, with some land features that border the furthest point. Three boats are are depicted further out to sea.