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Original Oil Painting - "Mandarins in the Mist" by Tricia Ratliff

Mandarins in the Mist - Oil on Linen - $950
oranges is a recent painting of a batch of mandarin oranges with their lovely citrus leaves still attached. When I discovered these at the market, two other fruit lovers were talking about the way they melt in your mouth. I love them!

My goal here was to capture that dreamy, calm feel we get when we wake up in one our favorite towns in New Mexico every year. They oranges are painted here with my long time beloved antique clay vase, fresh flowers and some yummy chestnuts.

Mandarins in the Mist
16x20
Oil on Canvas
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