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Margaret STONES

Colac, Victoria, Australia born 1920

  • England from 1951, with commissions in Belgian Congo (c.1959) and Australia (1961-62)
  • lives part time in USA

Blandfordia grandiflora December 1961 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, watercolour Support: cream paper

Primary Insc: Signed in image lower centre, in pen and black ink, 'MARGARET STONES'. Dated lower right in black pencil, 'Drawn Dec. 1961'. Titled lower left in black pencil, 'Blandfordia grandiflower right (Syn. B. flaminea'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil 'Sydney Botanic Gardens'.
Dimensions: image 50.8 h x 36.2 w cm sheet 57.2 h x 39.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1962
Accession No: NGA 62.15
Image rights: © Margaret Stones
  • Purchased by the C.A.A.B. (Commonwealth Art Advisory Board), from the artist, Melbourne, 1962.