COWIE, Harley (19th century Scottish School).

Album of Botanical Watercolours

£3,000

Album of Botanical Watercolours
An Album of 26 Botanical Studies in Watercolour
1880

Album of Botanical Watercolours

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Amongst these charming and competently executed botanical studies are several varieties of lily, including tiger lily and crown imperial lily, iris, clematis, narcissus, pansies, dog rose, nasturtiums, and cherry blossom.

Description

26 botanical watercolours on Whatman wove paper, watermarked 1871, front free endpaper inscribed Rough Sketches from Nature, April 1880, Harley Cowie, some studies also inscribed and dated 1880, one dated 1882, each c.37 x 25 cm (14 1/2 x 9 7/8 in), two or three additional preliminary sketches on sheet versos and on rear end paper, roan-backed green cloth boards, oblong 4to, spine splitting, leaves working loose

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Stock ID: 94181