cozy beneath the gardenby Sarah Nicholas Williams $145.00
- the story
Born in the wilds of Vermont and raised in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, artist Sarah Nicholas Williams developed an early bond with the woodland creatures who scurried through her backyard and into her imagination. As a girl, she refused to be anything other than a well-dressed lady mouse for Halloween; today, as an adult with a little one of her own, her fanciful watercolor paintings still embrace her fervor for these charming critters and display the curious scenarios that occupy her active imagination.
Sarah's son Gustavo helped the artist put the finishing touches on this cozy scene of a mouse dozing peacefully in her garden burrow. "You need a door," Tavo said, "or how else will she get in?"
Reminiscent of classic illustrated tales by Beatrix Potter (Peter Rabbit), Jean de Brunhoff (Babar), and Ernest Shepard (Winnie the Pooh and The Wind in the Willows), Sarah's whimsical works prompt viewers to delve into her storied words and to create spectacular narratives of their own.
Her original India ink and watercolor illustration is rendered in fantastic detail in this high-quality print. Printed on enhanced matte paper and framed in gray wood in the USA.
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- acid free matboard, plexi-glass, ink, acid free paper, BonanzaWood®
- Framed: 14" H x 22" W; Unframed: 12" H x 20" W
- Available ready to hang framed in eco-friendly Gray Barn wood frame with plexi or unframed on white acid free mat and foam core.
- the maker
Sarah Nicholas Williams
Sarah Nicholas Williams has lived with her watercolor creations since she was a child and year after year refused to be anything other than a well-dressed lady mouse for Halloween.
Born in the wilderness of Vermont and raised in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Sarah developed a deep bond with the creatures of moonlight and mountains who ran freely through her back yard and into her imagination.
She received her technical training in sculpture and painting from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts and absorbs daily inspiration from her son Gustavo and his favorite books.
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