Piece description from the artist
This pleasant watercolor painting showcases rambunctious, young tulips. Tulips were introduced to Europe in the mid-16th century. The first European tulip was described in 1559 in a Bavarian garden by a then-famous Swiss naturalist.
A graduate of Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, with a B.F.A. in illustration, Brian Cody has had a professional career which includes stints as a children's book illustrator, art director, creative director, and corporate marketing director for a variety of companies in a variety of industries. He lives with his family in Ipswich, a small coastal village north of Boston, where he's surrounded by a wide assortment of vistas – ocean, beaches, salt marshes, farmlands and forests – each tinted a different color with every passing season; plenty of subject matter for painting.