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Desert Trees

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Description:                                         PROPERTY OF ARTIST ROSSANA KELTON

Rossana Kelton ‘Rossi’ (B. 1960)

Signed, titled and date ‘Desert Trees’, January, Atlanta, 2017 (on the reverse)

 Fluid Acrylic on canvas

16 x 20 in. (41 x 51 cm)

Painted in 2017

Provenance:

Collection of Artist, Rossana ‘Rossi’ Kelton, 2018

Condition Report:

The condition of this painting can vary widely and the nature of the paint sold means that they are unlikely to be in perfect condition. Paintings are sold in the condition that they are at the time of sale.

 Essay

Rossi visited her relatives in Phoenix, Arizona and noticed that water conservation is very important for the flora in that region. Since Arizona is in the desert, Saguaro cactus trees, Palo verde and other drought tolerant trees are important for water conservation. She also noticed the Eucalyptus trees in some areas of Scottsdale. She used some of these trees in “Desert Trees”. She used fluid acrylics to show the movement of the trees in the wind. She used Golden Fluid Acrylics in a Dick Blick Cotton Canvas. She only ships artwork that is stretched. Delivery include packaging materials and a Masonite-like board to protect the work.