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Preparing for the Party- Original Painting

Preparing for the Party- Original Painting

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Now who doesn't like the idea of sitting down in a lovely little cafe setting with something tasty to eat and a great glass of wine, in the shade of a big umbrella while the sun splashes across the courtyard? Sounds like a perfect way to spend the afternoon! Now you can enjoy that from the comfort of your own home!

Lotus MacDowell has said that her works contain the "human element" in them without actually placing people in the image. She thinks that the viewer will imagine themselves in the location, thus creating an emotional bond with the painting. She certainly has a way of making a person feel happy just by looking at this charming little hideaway. So if you are ever in St. Helena CA, you can experience this place yourself, but if you can't make it to Napa Valley, you can bring home this lovely rendering today and enjoy it all year long!

This exceptional painting by Lotus MacDowell is watercolor on D'Arches cold press paper. It is beautifully matted using a cream silk top mat and just a splash of black in the liner to make it stand out. The frame is dark gray wood frame with some metallic accents through it. The scalloped design on the frame gives it depth and draws the viewer's eye into the image. This conservation framing includes Museum glass to protect against harmful UV rays and to minimize distracting reflections for superior visual enjoyment.


  • Image size- 15 1/4" x 10 1/4"
  • Framed size- 24 1/2" x 19 7/8"
  • Certificate of Authenticity: Yes

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