Bellissima1©LA CLINE



The “Bellissima”  Archival Canvas Re-creation was created and lovingly hand painted to replicate the original Pastel Painting “Bellissima”.  I first saw this Cattleya Orchid handing under a low canopy of an avocado tree. I was completely mesmerized by its natural beauty and large size. This Archival Re-creation 17 1/2 ” X 21 3/4″ is framed with a wooden golden jewel finish that really brings out the sunlit shades of the flower. Each Archival Canvas Re-creation I painted by hand and then sprayed with a clear archival spray to protect the colors from the UV rays. I create these Hand Painted Re-creations one by one so each is a unique work of art onto itself. There is a limited edition of 2 Archival Re-creations hand painted with this frame. I pride myself on my personal attention to my clients.  If this work of art is something you would like to own and would like more information contact me directly.

L.A. CLINE, Master Pastel Artist.


View Frame Preview
SKU: Style #PG1109 Category:



I first saw “Bellissima” this voluptuous Yellow Orchid in a pot under a low canopy of an avocado tree. I was mesmerized by its natural beauty and size that reached the height of 10 1/2″. 

The shade cast from the tree covered the plants and grass beneath it like a heavy blanket, muting all color to a dull tone. The one flower immune to this effect was this Cattleya Orchid radiating from under the tree like a morning sunrise. The Yellow was so bright I saw it from a block away and just kept walking towards it. I just had to take this beauty from nature and create the painting “Bellissima” and “Bellissima”.

The yellows from the “Bellissima” orchid where so bright that they changed color throughout the day. As I painted “Bellissima” Archival Re-creation the same metamorphosis happened as the day changed the colors changed too.

This “Bellissima” Archival Re-creation hand painted “Bellissima” and framed this flower with a gold rounded profile frame with black etching all around the inside. Each hand painted art is a unique work of art onto itself since I paint each one a little differently. This burst of sunlight art was exhibited at Neiman Marcus Fort Lauderdale during their Trend Event and Artist Showing.

I welcome any question you may have.  Contact me directly.

L.A. CLINE,  Master Pastel Artist.