Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistRD Riccoboni Platinum Member CollectionFlowers
Description White Chrysanthemum, original painting by RD Riccoboni, acrylic on canvas 2009.Self-taught California artist RD Riccoboni began painting at the age of five when he got into his mothers paint-by-numbers. Riccoboni is an entrepreneur and visionary. Exhibited and collected internationally this painter and best-selling author is mentor to many. He has created successful art-based companies, which assist others to promote their artistic passions and come to realize their true artistic value.creamy whites, greens, blues and yellows make up this floral masterpiece by California artist. RD Riccoboni.Chrysanthemums were cultivated in China as a flowering herb as far back as the 15th century BC. An ancient Chinese city was named Ju-Xian, meaning 'chrysanthemum city'. The plant is particularly significant during the Double Ninth Festival. The flower was introduced into Japan probably in the 8th century AD, and the Emperor adopted the flower as his official seal. There is a Festival of Happiness in Japan that celebrates the flower.The flower was brought to Europe in the 17th century. Linnaeus named it from the Greek word chrysous,golden,the color of the original flowers, and -anthemon, meaning flower.
RD Riccoboni, San Diego Member Since January 2007 Artist Statement RD Riccoboni® is an innovative American-born painter (California, 1960), and best-selling author. Influenced by his early years living in the Connecticut suburbs of New York City this self-taught artist, credits encouragement by family and teachers for his drive and inspiration. The artist resides and paints in San Diego, California and is a member of the historic arts colony at Spanish Village Arts Center in Balboa Park San Diego.
RD Riccoboni paintings on canvas and paper depict his travels and local interest. Subjects include the story of San Diego, California, landscape, cityscape, portraiture, street-scenes, public events, and everyday happenings and friends. His palette is derived from the bold colors of the original rainbow flag. These Colors represent, sexuality, health, sunshine, nature, art, harmony, and spirit. RD Riccoboni internationally recognized work represents community, a sense of place in a positive and life affirming manner.
A fan of architecture RD Riccoboni is currently working on drawings and paintings of vanishing historic American buildings and landscape.
To learn and discover more about the award winning artist and his accomplishments visit his official website at http://riccoboni.com
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