An original 1881 watercolour painting, Adelaide L. Haslegrave Clematis Flower, Tunbridge Wells.
This delicate botanical watercolour by listed artist Adelaide L. Haslegrave (1857-1937) forms part of a collection we have for sale dating from between 1879 and 1882. The paintings record flower species mainly in the artist’s home city of London and abroad at Cannes on the French Riviera.
Unsigned. Inscribed and dated on separate fragments of paper.
In good condition for its age. The upper corners of the paper are cropped, as shown, and there are two creases across the lower corners. The picture may have other minor imperfections, such as slight marks, toning, foxing or pinholes, commensurate with age. Please see photos for detail.
13.2cm x 13.5cm.
Adelaide Louisa Haslegrave (1857-1937) was a professional artist known for painting pastoral scenes in oil and watercolour. She worked from a studio at 10 Trafalgar Studios, Chelsea - a block of studios purpose just off the King's Road, built in 1878, where a number or notable artists worked, including Edward Onslow Ford and Frank Brangwyn. Adelaide was London born and bred; her father, Joseph, was Reverend at St Peter’s Church, Islington. She is listed as exhibiting at the Royal Academy and the Society of Women Artists between 1890 and 1916, and appears in the Dictionary of British Artists.
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Product code: JL-233