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Medium
watercolour over pencil, heightened with white gouache on vellum
Measurements
19.8 × 14.4 cm irreg. (image) 22.7 × 17.8 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Kew, England
Accession Number
1996.573
Department
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Marjory and Alexander Lynch Endowment, Governors, 1996
© Courtesy of the artist
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Tithonia rotundifolia is native to Mexico and is drawn so as to show as many botanical features as possible within the small scale of the sheet of luxurious, creamy vellum.