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(Anonymous) Aster. Watercolor. Ca. 1940 $250.00

click for detailed image anonwcastervlg.jpg "Plate 979 Aster Pappei Compositae. Africa"

Incredibly finely finished and minutely detailed watercolor on paper.  Accompanied by scientific text meticulously recorded by hand.  "A shrubby variety which produces numerous flowers of China-blue and is in flower all the year round." We have not yet discovered the name of this talented and driven botanical artist.

10 x 7 ¼ inches, sheet.
Ink and watercolor on paper.
Excellent condition with right edge perforated by stapled binding.