|Apple Blossoms on Chocolate Needlepoint Pillow|
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Barbara Regina Dietzsch (1706-1783), one of the finest botanical artists of the eighteenth century. Her paintings (gouache and watercolor on vellum) are characterized by the use of dark, usually brown, backgrounds that in this case creates a stunning contrast to the soft, delicate flower. Her lovely apple blossum , painted about 1740, will bring early springtime into your home. A whimiscal dragonfly hovers over the blossoms This needlepoipnt pillow measures 18" x 18" and arrives with a complimentary down and feather insert.