Tritoma Uvaria, Torch Lily or Red Hot Poker
Tritoma Uvaria, Torch Lily or Red Hot Poker

AUGUSTA INNES WITHERS (c.1793-1870)

Tritoma Uvaria, Torch Lily or Red Hot Poker

1866 English

Offered by Hurlingham Fine Arts

£450 gbp
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Augusta Innes Withers was a natural history illustrator. She produced works for John Lindley's ' Pomological Magazine ', collaborated with Sarah Drake on the 'Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala' by John Bateman. She was appointed 'Flower painter in Ordinary ' to Queen Adelaide and later to Queen Victoria. She provided illustrations for Benjamin Maund's ' Botanist ', the ' Transactions of the Horticultural Society ' , the ' Illustrated Bouquet ' (1857-1863) and Curtis's ' Botanical Magazine '.

She was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists. She also exhibited at the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Academy.
Good condition and good colour
Dimensions
Height 6.00 inch (15.24 cm)
Width 9.00 inch (22.86 cm)
Medium
Watercolour
Signed/Inscribed
Signed ' Mrs Withers 1866 '
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