28 November 2001
Matilda Conyers (1753-1803)
watercolour and bodycolour over pencil, on vellum, inscribed lower left 'Dahlia Coccinea'
11 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches (300 x 238mm)
watercolour and bodycolour over pencil, on vellum, inscribed lower left 'Hemimiris [Celsia (crossed through)] Linearis'
11½ x 9 3/8 inches (232 x 290mm)
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