Olearia cunninghamii

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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 part of a shrub with flowers. Two brown stems are depicted with alternate leaves on petioles. The green leaf blades are large and oval-shaped with toothed margins and pinnate venation. At the terminal ends of the stems are long light brown branching stalks of flowers. The flowers have many long white petals radiating out from a yellow centre. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "N.JONES" and "OLEAriA CuNNiNghaMii". Paper label on lower edge of mount: "Olearia cunninghamii a small tree growing at the edge of the bush covered in spring with sheets of blossom. Natural Size".
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Mount = 515 h x 366 w Composition = 440 h x 288 w
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 440 x 288mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 515 x 366mm
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