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GLAHA 53012/7: Sketchbook of travels in Scotland and a tour to Kent: pp. 12 - 13  Evening primrose 26 August 1894 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 53012/7
Sketchbook of travels in Scotland and a tour to Kent: pp. 12 - 13 Evening primrose 26 August 1894
(sketchbook)

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


Materials:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
34.4 x 11.4
Frame:
Marks:
s., d. and inscr. b.r., partly vertically: "EVENING PRIMROSE. / 26 AUG / 1894 /C.R.M."
References:
Notes:
This study of an evening primrose (oenothera erythrosepala) is one of ten flower drawings in the sketchbook. Mackintosh's interest in this genre stems partly from the design courses he took at the Glasgow School of Art where, along with other contemporary art schools, the study and analysis of plant form was an essential element in the training of designers. The pages have been numbered inaccurately in an unknown hand as pages 14 - 15.
Keywords:
SKETCHBOOK : DRAWING : SCOTLAND : CRM ONLINE : PLANT :

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