Floral Posy - Original 19th-century watercolour painting

An original 19th-century watercolour painting, Floral Posy.

An exquisitely painted botanical watercolour, with a wonderful sense of depth. The vibrant colours are intensified with gum arabic. 

In good condition for its age.
17cm x 11.4cm.

This picture is from a collection of superb 19th-century works associated with the Bath area, possibly once owned by Lady Frances Mary Perring. The collection includes landscapes by Joseph Horlor (1809-1887), as well as drawings by, and drawn for, Lady Perring. An inscription on the verso of one drawing suggests that Horlor was possibly Perring’s drawing teacher. 


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