Summer California Rose Wreath in Peach

Summer California Rose Wreath in Peach


Part of a series of relief prints capturing the seasonal story of the California Rose made with hand mixed organic mineral pigment ink 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. 

Limited edition of mineral pigment relief prints.

Available by commission in a custom color. 


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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Original relief print hand-made on a 1936 Vandercook No.4 Proving Machine with hand-mixed raw mineral pigment printmaking ink on Cranes Lettra 110# Fluorescent White paper.