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Cosmos sulphureus
1994

Medium
watercolour over pencil, heightened with white gouache on vellum
Measurements
18.0 × 12.3 cm irreg. (image) 22.7 × 17.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Kew, England
Inscription
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
1996.574
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
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
Description
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.