An Apple a Day
By Maryann Riker
Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Maryann Riker, 2020. Edition of 5.
2 x 2" closed, extends to 2 x 8". Accordion structure. Original watercolors measuring 1 x 1". Painted on 140# Arches watercolor Cold Press paper with Van Gogh Royal Talens and Dr. PH Martin's Radiant Watercolors. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Maryann Riker: "'An Apple a Day' is a miniature accordion book highlighting the history and benefits of the humble apple. With only one variety of apple being indigenous to America, all other apple varieties are immigrants! What delightful immigrants they are...
"This little tome contains 3 original watercolors of different types of apples by Maryann Riker who decided to teach herself watercolors during the COVID-19 pandemic."