Sunflower California - Botanical Print by Louis Van Houtte

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Helianthus Californicus Insignis - A Museum Quality Botanical Print of the California Sunflower by Louis Van Houtte which is native to California and Baja CA where it will grow in many different types of habitat. This wild sunflower is an erect perennial growing from a network of tough woody roots with small rhizomes. It is a sprawling, gangly plant sending up a thin stem towards the sun to a height of 3 to 10 feet. This painting by Houtte was for his epic botanical journals The Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe and this picture was in volume 15 which was published around 1863, it shows a full head of the sunflower with ripe seeds.

At Fine Art Prints of Distinction we painstakingly repair the original files of these old paintings and print them using premium quality inks and paper. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks hanging in their home or business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a premium botanical print made from the painting entitled California Sunflower by Louis Van Houtte.

Inventory #72 - Antique Botanical Print

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