1959 - 04
Inscribed on recto: Gladiolus &, Miroforai. Gladiolus Segetum Gawl. Common corn flag. Iridaceae. Μυροφόραι. Lavandula stoechas, French Lavender, Labiatae. Cyprus, April 1959.'
Milla Cavendish lived in Cyprus with her family for many years in the second half of the 20th century. She had a passion for the wild flowers of Cyprus and recorded them meticulously in a series of watercolours. These were published in an album by the Hellenic bank in 1998. Cavendish’s reproductions of the flora of Cyprus were rendered in a delicate and faithful manner. Most importantly, she included the names of each plant and the location in which it was found.
36 x 25 cm
Signed in lower right recto: with initials M.C
Donated by Caroline Lassalles, Limassol
Caroline Lassales (artist’s sister)
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