Modern British Art by John Nash: Study of Haworthia Attenuata, late 1940's |


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John Nash:
Study of Haworthia Attenuata, late 1940's

Unmounted (ref: 6503)

Squared, inscribed with numbers (recto) inscribed Duckworth Flower Book Colour Notes, (verso)
pencil and colored crayon on a folder piece of paper
21 1/8 x 15 1/4 in. (53.6 x 38.7 cm)

Tags: drawing flowers

John Nash was a keen plantsman. a passion he shared  which Charles Mahoney, Edward Bawden, Geoffrey Rhoades, and Evelyn Dunbar.  This group regularly swapped cuttings with each other and cultivated their  favoured plants in their gardens and recorded them in their paintings.  Illustartions were also produced for books - Mahoney and Dunbar had published Gardners Choice in 1937;  English Garden Flowers. illustrated by Nash, was published by: Duckworth, London, in 1948.

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