Seasons of the California Rose

Mineral Pigment Relief Prints

A series of relief prints capturing the seasonal story of the California Rose.
Made with hand mixed organic mineral pigment ink and cotton paper on an antique printing press.

Rosa californica, the California Rose transforms through the seasons with rose buds in Spring, giving way to fragrant blooms in Summer, that become rose hips come Autumn, and by Winter branches are bare, covered only in withering hips awaiting the return of Spring. Original ink + pen illustrations by Justina Freel made into photopolymer plate. 


Paper: Crane's Lettra 110# Antique White Cotton

Plate: Photopolymer

Press: 1936 Vandercook No. 4 Proving Press

Size: 14.5" H x 14.5" W

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Available by custom commission.

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