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ORIGINAL PAINTING BY CANADIAN SHE ILA MCG RAW, ILLUS MUNSCH, LOVE YOU - $500 (Jarvis Street & Front Street E., Toronto, Ontario)

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condition: excellent
ORIGINAL PASTEL PAINTING on Paper by SHE ILA MCG RAW depicting Seagrape Trees against a Terra Cotta Wall in front of the sea with LABEL on verso TITLED, 'Resurrection Beach, Jamaica', Artist's Name, and DATED, 'February, 2004', Original green wooden frame: 23" x 17 1/4"; Sight Image: 15.9" x 10 1/4".
It was an 'en plein air study', created outdoors, in place.* Coccoloba uvifera (Seagrape) are an interesting symbol and metaphor for the environment as they stabilize the beach edges, acts as a windbreaker, and protects sea turtles.
Including illustrating the international Canadian classic children's book (20 million copies sold), 'Love You Forever' by Robert Munsch, the artist's career spans over 30 years as an artist. It should be noted her original sketches for 'Love You Forever' sold in May, 2014 for $50,000. (http://www.nationalpost.com/m/related/Sketches+Love+Forever+children+classic+sell/9798179/story.html)
Member: Portrait Society of America, the National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society, and The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
In Public and Private Collections, she is also represented by the Archway Gallery (Houston, Texas), and Loch Gallery (Hazelton Lanes, Toronto), and online at Saatchi Art.com.
BONUS: *Email from artist explaining the painting, given to purchaser.
'Scanned' and low definition images are only online to protect the purchaser.
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Please inquire for pricing.

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