Tulipa

Creator:

Cavendish, Milla

Date:

1959 - 04

Places:

Cyprus

Inscriptions:

Inscribed: Tulipa. Oculus solis St. Aman

Description:

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. This watercolour depicts the indigenous Cypriot tulip, one of the most popular flowers of the island. This is to be found only in the vicinity of Myrtou, Panagra and Polemi villages.

Dimensions:

36 x 25 cm

Signature(s):

Signed: M.C

Subject:

Flowers, Tulips

Identifier:

PNT-00084

Provenance:

Caroline Lassales (artist’s sister)

Classification:

Paintings

Object Type:

Watercolour

Rights Holder:

© Costas and Rita Severis Foundation

Rights Statement:

The Costas and Rita Severis Foundation holds or manages the copyright(s) of this item and its digital reproduction. If you need information about using this item, please send an email to research@severis.org

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