International Arts Online Auction

February 24, 2011

LOT 88
Lilian Snelling (1879-1972)
  • Lilian Snelling (1879-1972)
  • Lilian Snelling (1879-1972)
  • Lilian Snelling (1879-1972)
  • Lilian Snelling (1879-1972)

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Lilian Snelling (1879-1972), British

STUDIES OF LILIUM: LILIUM NOBILISSIMUM; LILIUM FORMOSANIUM; LILIUM RUBELLUM; LILIUM JAPONICUM (A SUPPLEMENT TO ELWES' MONOGRAPH OF THE GENUS LILIUM, 1933 - 1940)

Four handcoloured lithographs; each signed with initials in the plate
Each image approximately 17.75" x 12.5" — 45.1 x 31.8 cm.; 29.3" x 21.9" — 74.5 x 55.5 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $720
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The artist drew for William Curtis’s “Botanical Magazine” for 30 years from about 1922 to 1952. She produced over 830 illustrations for the magazine and was considered to be the greatest botanical illustrator of her day.

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Prints
Nationality: British
Signed