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Yellow Water Lilly 1 (18653)-Spatterdock, Cow-Lily, Alaska Lily-OIl-Painting-30x30cm-12x12

Yellow Water Lily - 1 & 2

Oil on canvas 

30cm x 30cm, 12” x 12” (each)

The yellow water lily, also known as a spatterdock or cow-lily, appeared regularly in my travels throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.

 

Curious about the plant, I was intrigued to learn that this lily variety is also found in Europe, northwest Africa and western Asia, a testament to its hardiness, despite its delicate beauty. I also discovered the many medicinal uses of various parts of the lily. The leaves of this particular varietal were at one time heated and used as a poultice for chest pains.

While I did not find myself in need of any poultices, I was certainly drawn to the beauty of this unique plant and the patterns of light playing over the submerged and partially submerged leaves.

To purchase this piece, or for more information,

 please contact Kimberley directly at info@kimberleykohan.com

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