antique prints, maps and watercolors

Martin, Mrs. G. "Rhododendron..." English,circa 1830.$1,200.00

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Inscribed in pencil at bottom center "Rhodendron Ferrugineum."
Signed by the artist on verso.

At a time when western European women of good breeding studied watercolor painting, Mrs. G. Martin was one of the few amateur botanical artists who was recognized as being truly talented.

15 x 17 inches, overall.
Watercolor on paper.
Framed in gold leaf with hand painted French matting which matches next item.
Very nice condition.
Provenance: John Mitchell & Sons, London.