Back from Arizona with many grand images waiting to be painted. Up in Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, north of Cave Creek, the saguaros were just beginning to bloom. This prolific individual stands along Spur Cross Trail in a sunny, protective south-facing gully, safe from frost and cold winter winds. - Nancy Boudreau
This painting is about 5 x 7 inches and is acrylic on gessoed mat board, protected in a cream colored mat. As with all these little studies, the text above is handwritten on the back of the painting, which is also signed and dated.