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Souvenir de la Malmaison

The hope of this piece is that we do not forget these works of beauty growing dusty somewhere on a lonely shelf.


Souvenir de la Malmaison Bourbon rose cultivar was named after Joséphine de Beauharnais’ rose garden at the Cháteau de Malmaison. It is a climbing variety of the bourbon rose prized for its beautiful if very delicate blooms.The original image comes from a plate in Favourite Flowers of Garden & Greenhouse written by Edward Step. It has been digitally reconditioned, and screen printed by hand with a new graphic addition hand gilded in 24kt Italian Gold Leaf.

5 colour screen print with 24kt Italian Gold Leaf on 50x70 cm paper from an edition of 25.

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