Fenwick Island Old Rice Canal with Pines 9 X 12"
This 9 X 12' oil painting weighs 9 oz an is a Fall scene of Fenwick Island old rice canal and its pine stands.
Fenwick was once a productive rice field, utilizing the tidal fluctuation to swamp the fields intermittently allowing the rice to prevail amongst the other weeds that flourish in less boggy conditions. The flow of water in and out the fields was controlled by a series of canals and "trunks" as seen here. Now that the rice is gone and the area un-tended, other grasses can move in to these areas again. The diversity of grass is evident in the Autumn months as a multitude of colors can be seen carpeting this wetland area.