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California Greeting Card featuring the painting California Mission San Luis Rey by Mary Helmreich

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California Mission San Luis Rey Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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1 - 2 business days

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Charlotte, NC

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Fabulous creation. Congratulations on your sale Mary!

Congratulations on your sale!!!!!

Congrats on your sale Mary!

Congratulation on sale announcement and great.

LOVE the colors and style. Congratulations on your sale Mary!

Congratulations on your sale!


Countryside view, so lovely. Congrats on sale Mary.

cant believe it is 8.00" x 5.75 only.I would have tried a vast size for all this beauty to be captured and you have done it so well.

Congrats on your sale Mary, its excellent and painted really well.

Nicely done. enjoy your work.

Congratulations on your sale, Mary! What a beautiful and well done watercolor landscape, I just love it!!!

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Artist's Description

I painted this in 2005 after a trek up a high hill overlooking the San Luis Rey river valley. I spotted the view while driving on Route 76 on the way to the Pala Indian casino. To get to it I trespassed, but no one bothered me, because I cut a non-threatening figure. It's almost like being invisible. I grew up catholic, went to a convent school. That's why I think this subject appealed to me.

About Mary Helmreich

Mary Helmreich

If you made a purchase, please contact her at and she will mail you a 'Certificate of Authenticity' with her signature for the reproduction you bought. Please include your email, which reproduction you purchased, date, dimensions, framed or unframed and your mailing address. Her original watercolors and limited/open edition hand signed prints are available at Watermarks will not be reproduced on her museum quality prints you purchase here. Her Specialty: Paintings on Commission. Over the last thirty years she's done hundreds: Of houses, cars, boats, pets & people, etc. Also favorite views & personal subjects. Mary Helmreich was born in 1945 near Boston, Massachusetts. Her talent was...

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