A single red rose against a blue and pink gradient background. A small crescent moon in the blue colored area.

Red Rose, 1965, Oil on Canvas mounted on Wood Panel, Framed, 16 in x 6 in


Title: Red Rose
Artist: Sylvia Sleigh
Year: 1965                           
Painting: Oil on Canvas mounted on Wood Panel
Size: 16" x 6"    

Throughout her life, Sylvia Sleigh cultivated gardens and painted flowers. Red Rose is one of several small, unpretentious floral pictures. The presence of the crescent moon in the dusky background is an unusual and elegant addition.

Essay provided by Andrew Hottle © 2016-17
A letter of authenticity will be issued for each work by
Dr. Andrew D. Hottle.
© Estate of Sylvia Sleigh

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