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W&N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm
In a friend’s garden (Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa)

“In pale moonlight / the wisteria’s scent / comes from far away.”
— Buson

A friend’s Wisteria is in full bloom and the scent is absolutely intoxicating! Just about the complete one side of her house is covered (there’s a pergola next to the wall) and it’s absolutely beautiful. The only problem is, the pergola is leaning dangerously close to a window from the weight of the plant and she says unfortunately she says she’s going to have to take it down. That would be a real pity, but hopefully she can just trim it back a lot and retain some of the original plant. It his taken years to get to that size and planting a new one would take forever to produce this wonderful show.


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I am a watercolorist living on my little piece of African soil in Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa. The inspiration for my art is the wonderfully rich variety of Fauna and Flora to be found throughout this beautiful country.
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Comments

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 1 year ago

    Can imagine the smell with this beautiful painting… excellent work Maree

  • Thank you Andrea!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 1 year ago

    Beautiful!! Love them too.

  • Thanks a lot Liz!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • MarieG
    MarieGover 1 year ago

    Fabulous composition Maree…and those soft tones…simply gorgeous!

  • Thanks a lot Marie, appreciate the fav!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Marie Moriscot
    Marie Moriscotover 1 year ago

    Wonderful painting!

  • Thankyou very much Marie!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 1 year ago

    So lovely!

  • Thank you Marsha, for the fav also!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 1 year ago

    Aptly titled, this beauty! I can smell it now…. Great work, Maree.

  • Thanks ever so much Sheila!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 1 year ago

    Oh how beautiful! I can almost smell them!

  • Smile! thanks a lot Dot!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 1 year ago

  • Thank you for the fav Valerie!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Crista Cowan
    Crista Cowanover 1 year ago

    A WOW piece Maree!! I love it :-)

  • Aaah, thanks ever so much Crista, also appreciate the fav!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeabout 1 year ago

    I love this !

  • Thank you Renee, great that you added it to your favs!

    – Maree Clarkson

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