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Cosmos sulphureus

watercolour over pencil, heightened with white gouache on vellum
18.0 × 12.3 cm irreg. (image) 22.7 × 17.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Kew, England
inscribed in brown watercolour (in image) l.c.: MARGARET STONES
inscribed in pencil l.l.: Cosmos sulphuriensis Mexico
inscribed in pencil l.r.: Cult. RBG Kew Sept 30, '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
Cosmos suphureus 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.