The blossoms of the Bougainvillea boom in scarlet, violet and pinks, tinged with gold in the late afternoon light.  This glory of color is set in the little village of white dwellings perched on the cliffs over the deep blue Aegean sea on the Island of Santorini...


  • all original hand painted, pen and colored wet pigment on rice paper combined with a collage of hand stained paper over canvas.  

Original Details

  • Original painting on canvas; signed on front and on the back.  Canvas size 16x20 inches gallery wrap canvas, framed in an antique shaded gold wood and linen liner frame approx. 3" wide making the painting with the frame approximately 19x23 inches.


Prints of this painting are available here.

Santorini in Scarlett Original by Lalita Lyon Cofer

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  • art of painting with paper...

    ​"I say I paint with paper, I use various media to paint and to stain transparent papers and then apply them to canvas. The spirit of place, my tropical home in Florida, the islands of the Caribbean, the ancient cities of Italy and the islands of Greece, all call to me to paint. Join me, as I journey & paint, view my colorful paintings, perhaps my images will speak to you of the special places and people that live in my heart..."