Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Evelyn Dunbar: The originial design for Gardiner's Choice, greenhouse, circa 1935

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Evelyn Dunbar:
The originial design for Gardiner's Choice, greenhouse, circa 1935

Framed (ref: 387)
Pen and ink, 3 x 5 in. (9 x 12 cm.)

Tags: Evelyn Dunbar flowers interiors



Provenance: Charles Mahoney

In a gilded oak flat section frame with outer knull, glazed


Drawings for Gardener’s Choice, a collaboration between Mahoney and Evelyn Dunbar, were produced during 1937; the book was published at the end of the same year by Routledge. The full page illustrations were produced by Mahoney, the vignettes and much of the text by Dunbar. As Elizabeth Bulkeley notes in her biographical essay, “They presented the plants that they liked to draw, paint and grow. The were sculptural and bold, yet subtle, and unusual for their time. Each was described lovingl


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