Colour engraving of Campanule clochette by P.J Redouté from 'Choix des plus belle fleurs' published in 1827. The publication contains 144 colour plates of flowers with some including insects and is dedicated to the princesses Louise and Marie d'Orléans. Creator: Redouté, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840) (Artist). Date: 1827
Watercolour on paper of Tulipa attributed to the artist August Wilhelm Sievert. From an album of bound watercolours and drawings titled 'Hortus florum imaginum' dating from c.1730. Creator Sievert, August Wilhelm ( -1751) (Artist) (attrib.)
Sketchbook refrence work, a page looking into botanical illustration from over the years. I have used a cross section of media including watercolour and fineliner. Using different paper to work on has also been an essential part of these pages as I have experimented on working on sugar paper, newspaper and others. Dimensions: Double page spread in A3 sketchbook.
Parnassia Palustris (Pentandria Tetragynia), formerly in an album (Vol.VII, 50); Grass of Parnassus. 1776 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, and a leaf sample, on black ink background, Mary Delany (1700-1788)