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D'apres nature c. 1879

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A watercolour showing a female figure. She is shown full-length, standing and facing right with her face turned to the front. She is holding a closed parasol in both hands and is wearing nineteenth-century dress.
Inscribed below: Hilda D'apres nature
Hilda Montalba was one of four artistic sisters who were all friends with Princess Louise. Hilda and her sister, Clara, visited the princess in Canada in 1879.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pen and ink over pencil, watercolour and bodycolour', 'pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, pen and ink'

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