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"Through my paintings I hope to communicate a personal enthusiasm and respect for the natural world, thus encourage in others an active stewardship of same." -- JEANNE ILLENYE

hollyhocks classical oil painting country style flowers Cottage Blooms: country hollyhocks in a coffee can with nest, bird figurine, watermelon, books

"Cottage Blooms"
18x14 inches / oil on canvas
NFS

I always love the more casual floral arrangements that retain a sense of the garden even when brought indoors. An old coffee can serves to maintain that rustic atmosphere. This composition seems to behold the very breath of Summertime and the essence of a country cottage garden, hence the title.

2 comments:

Paula Ann Ford said...

Absolutely stunning piece!

JEANNE ILLENYE said...

Thank you SO much, Paula! I always love the more casual floral arrangements that retain a sense of the garden even when brought indoors. An old coffee can serves to maintain that rustic atmosphere. This painting seems to behold the breath of Summertime and the essence of a country cottage gardento me, hence the title. Many thanks for your lovely comment! Jeanne

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