An original 1880 watercolour painting, Adelaide L. Haslegrave Narcissus Daffodil, London.
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 in both the artist’s home city of London and abroad at Cannes on the French Riviera. On card.
Initialled and dated lower right.
There are crease lines across the four corners of the card, possibly where the artist intended to crop the sheet. The picture may have other minor imperfections, such as slight marks, toning, foxing or pinholes, commensurate with age. Please see photos for detail.
18.6cm x 15cm.
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-240