Crawford Catherine Betty, 1910-2002
Inscribed in lower left recto: From S. Hilarion
Many amateur and professional artists were interested in the flora of the island, especially from the eighteenth century onwards. Cyprus was known for its variety of medicinal and herbal plants. In the twentieth century visitors walked the mountains, especially of the Kyrenia range, looking for indigenous and other examples of the flora. This series, of almost miniature illustrations of the wild flowers of Cyprus, are the work of an amateur artist who visited the island along with some friends and compiled an album of photographs and watercolours of their stay. The album included these examples of her work. The watercolour...Read more
15 x 9 cm
Flowers from Saint Hilarion castle
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