Rose Studies: Watercolors & Drawings

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Rosa chinensis spontanea

A wild species rose native to China, rare in the U.S. The subject plant in this painting grows at the Berkeley Botanical Garden at the University of California at Berkeley. This Chinese rose is one of the main ancestors of Tea Roses.

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Watercolor on paper, 10" x 14", 2007Graphite and watercolor on paper, collage, 10" x 14"

The original is in a private collection.

Limited edition (50) giclée print, full-size image:
watercolor alone, $125; watercolor plus collage of drawings, $200

Open edition, giclée print of watercolor, 8.5" x 11", $50

© 2007 Maria Cecilia Freeman