Marianne North

From a blog by Michelle at KDD & co

My cmnt: I’ve just included a couple prints from this blog to whet your interest in Marianne North’s paintings and her story told on Michelle’s blog. Well worth chk’g out.

Painting 110. Night flowering lily and ferns, Jamaica.

Hello, it’s Michelle here, with a post about Marianne North (1830–1890), a Victorian traveller and nature artist who left an extraordinary legacy.

Painting 657. A misty morning view from North’s room in Kyoto, Japan. (Detail; entire image used as the header image.)
Painting 247. Captioned by North as ‘Foliage and flowers of the red cotton tree and a pair of long-tailed fly-catchers’; painted in Sri Lanka.

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