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Untitled (Plant)

c.1850

Unknown Artist (Company School)

From the collection

Title

Untitled (Plant)

Date

c.1850

Description

Opaque watercolour painting on mica of a plant, possibly from the Justicia species. The plant is shown growing up from the base of the mica sheet. It has multiple dark green leaves emerging of the main stem and two buds. Two white flowers are shown open with a slight pink blush to the petals. The plant is depicted against a low buff foreground and uncoloured background.
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Location

Brazil

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