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Tithonia rotundifolia

watercolour over pencil, heightened with white gouache on vellum
19.8 × 14.4 cm irreg. (image) 22.7 × 17.8 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Kew, England
inscribed (vertically) in brown watercolour (in image) l.c.: MARGARET STONES
inscribed in pencil l.c.l.: Tithonia rotundifolia
inscribed in pencil l.c.: Mexico
inscribed in pencil l.c.r.: Cult. RGB Kew 7.9.94.
Accession Number
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
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical 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.