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GLAHA 41013: 'Japanese Witch Hazel' 1915 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41013
"Japanese Witch Hazel" 1915
(watercolour)

CRE MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
26.3 x 21.1
Frame:
RU
Marks:
s.d. and inscr. in pencil b.c. "JAPANESE / WITCH / HASEL [sic] / WALBERSWICK / 1915 / CRM / MMM"
References:
(cat.126) BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1979 'Mackintosh Watercolours', London: John Murray
Notes:
Japanese Witch Hazel (Hamamelis japonica) is grown for its winter display of flowers. The detached flower is shown at an enlarged scale to the rest of the drawing. The cartouche box contains a characteristic minor spelling error; Mackintosh is believed to have had a mild form of dyslexia.
Keywords:
BOTANICAL : FLOWER : DRAWING : WITCH HAZEL : JAPANESE : FLOWER DRAWING : SUFFOLK : CRM ONLINE :

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