Rose Studies: Watercolors & Drawings

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Rosa californica

A wild species rose that shows interesting regional variation in its characteristics. The subject plant in this painting grows in Santa Cruz County on the central coast of California. It forms thickets important to wildlife.

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Watercolor on paper, 12" x 16", 2009Graphite and watercolor on paper, collage, 14" x 17"

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

© 2009 Maria Cecilia Freeman