Sunday, November 23, 2008


Apple, painting by Delilah Smith

About This Painting:

The crabapple is the only apple native to North America
Apples come in all shades of reds, greens, yellows.
Two pounds of apples make one 9-inch pie.
Apple blossom is the state flower of Michigan.
Apples are grown in all 50 states.
Apples are fat, sodium, and cholesterol free.
A medium apples is about 80 calories.
Apples are a great source of the fiber pectin. One apple has five grams of fiber.

The pilgrims planted the first United States apple trees in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
The science of apple growing is called pomology.
Apple trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit.
Most apples are still picked by hand in the fall.
Apple varieties range in size from a little larger than a cherry to as large as a grapefruit.
Apples are propagated by two methods: grafting or budding.
The apple tree originated in an area between the Caspian and the Black Sea.
Apples were the favorite fruit of ancient Greeks and Romans.

Apples are a member of the rose family.
Apples harvested from an average tree can fill 20 boxes that weigh 42 pounds each.
25 percent of an apple's volume is air. That is why they float.
The largest apple picked weighed three pounds.
Europeans eat about 46 pounds of apples annually.
Okay enough fact about apples here are the facts on my painting:

oil on gallery wrapped stretched canvas wired and ready to hang, with painted sides

Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD

How to Purchase:

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Price: $100 USD plus $10 USD s/h
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