heaveninawildflower: Catasetum and Cypripedium from ‘News of spring and other nature studies’ 1917 by Edward Julius Detmold (1883 — 1957). http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2012/03/edward-detmold-illustrator-part-2.html Wikimedia.
Glass, Debora Moore, Artist, Phragmapedium - Plant Series, 2010; blown and hot-sculpted glass; 28 x 16 x 11 in., Photo: Lynn Thompson
Nina Johansson orkidee_150301
Orchid album :. London :B. S. Williams,1882-97.
Poetry Gathering at the Orchid Pavilion, by Nakabayashi Chikkei. Ink, colour and gofun on silk, dated between 1816-1867
“Orchids” showing 10 types of orchids c. 1888, Volume 12 of the German illustrated encyclopedia Meyers Konversationslexikon, 4th edition (1885-1890)
Orchids don't need to be garish. Here's a subtle study in pastel entitle White Orchids, by Edward Middleton Manigault (1887–1922), oil on canvas, circa 1921-1922
The most infamous lost orchid Cattleya Labiata as illustrated by John Day
Roses and orchids, by Russian Symbolist, Mikhael Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910), 1894, oil on canvas
Time for some Wild Orchids. These striking slipper orchids are by Expressionist Charles Demuth, 1920