Rose Studies: Watercolors & Drawings

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Rosa foetida bicolor

‘Austrian Copper’

A bicolored rose that is the ancestor of modern yellow and orange garden roses. It sometimes reverts to the yellow of the species from which it originated sometime before 1590.

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

The original is available for purchase.

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