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Papain

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Monotype and Oil on Hardboard 24″ x 48″

From a monoprint with Zayda. She said she liked papaya so I took her literally.This is representational of my illustration work, very cartoony in some respects. The yellow glow around the edges reminds me of a Lady Guadalupe I saw painted on a Mexican bus.

Papain is a protein-digesting enzyme obtained from unripe papaya fruit, used to tenderize meat and as a food supplement to aid digestion.

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