Manderin Orange with Leaves

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Mandarin Orange with Leaves – 6” x 8” Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD

Working on this piece was a race against time. I had purchased a few mandarin oranges a week or so earlier and decided to paint another still life of this subject (the previous painting was posted earlier in December). In my home the humidity level is low, so this mandarin was starting to dry out, and the leaves were curling and becoming brittle. I knew if I wanted to capture the bright green and orange colors in front of me, there was no delaying…

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