original paintings by Yong Chen

watercolor painting by Yong Chen: the vacation house

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Past and Present

Part of my African American culture study
23 x 15 inches
Watercolor painting on watercolor paper

This watercolor painting was used as an children's book illustration in a book describing wedding traditions of Africa. Here is a young girl of today who is dressed as an attendant to the bride. She looks out towards the future, with the figures behind her representing centuries of African heritage.

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