Hibiscus Archival Print
In the Victorian era, the hibiscus flower represented delicate beauty. In Hawaii, the hibiscus is often worn behind the ear as a sign of a woman’s marital status and as a symbol of hospitality. In Egypt, the flower was used as a medicinal calming tea. As I painted this flower over four months, I was reminded of Buddha’s Flower Sermon in which words are not required to understand its meaning.
For me, the story represents that the world and all of beauty exists in the one flower and that nothing is permanent. And, that painting this flower contains all the lessons of painting within this one painting.
The print is shipped in a protective clear envelope with acid-free foam core, ready to present as a gift or frame.
Each print is numbered and signed by the artist.
Size: 6×6 plus a half inch white border
Limited to 250 prints.
original painting, egg tempera, 6×6