Painted from the artist's collection of sea artifacts, the nautilus shell symbolizes nature's grace in growth, expansion and renewal. It is also a symbol of order amid chaos. Painted in oil with colorful brushwork, this painting also features a background pattern of peacocks inspired by William Morris, symbolizing integrity and the beauty we can achieve when we endeavor to show our true colors. This painting is oil on wood and measures @ 8 x 10", is 1" thick, unframed. Signed by the artist in the lower left hand corner. Price includes shipping within the US.