Celmisia dallii

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Artist: Nina Jones (b.1871, d.1926)
Production date
Circa 1920
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Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of two plants with flowers. Dense radiating cluster of leaves are depicted. The leaf blades are long, wide spear-shapes, light yellow-green on top and white-grey underneath, with undulating margins. Some leaves are depicted with a pink margin. Long stems with small alternate leaves have solitary flowers at the top. The flowers have small white curved petals radiating out from yellow centres. There are grasses, leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NINA JONES" and "CELMiSiA DALLii"
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Mount = 364 h x 310 w Composition = 278 h x 216 w
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 278 x 216mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 364 x 310mm
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