Artichoke Blossom Original Painting in Gouache by Angela Moulton
Gouache on paper.
7.75 x 10 inches
From Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, "The Gardener and the Family".
The gardener gifts the family who employs him a bowl with an artichoke blossom. They brag about the exotic flower their gardener grew. When he tells them it's an artichoke blossom from the vegetable garden, they disdain and and give it to a princess who cherishes it.