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“Happiness is as a butterfly which when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly may alight upon you.” - Nathaniel Hawthorne

An inspirational quote on the value of peace and happiness by an American writer. Hawthorne was the author of 'The Scarlet Letter' and also, 'The House of Seven Gables'.

Happiness Is As A Butterfly...

  • Designed and lettered by artist Joy Rodgers-Mernin, each print includes an "Illuminated" capital letter that is hand drawn and watercolored before being reproduced. The "Illuminated" letter is hand applied to the final piece to add dimension. Joy hand letters each quote on hot press watercolor paper before it is reproduced on a warm white paper. Each 5x7 print comes professionally framed in a silver oxidized frame. Overall dimensions, with frame, is 6.31 x 8.22.

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