Marianne North Gallery, Kew Gardens...crammed full of 832 of her works.She bequested her works to Kew along with the finance for the building.The gallery remains today as she intended it; her bequest stipulated it could not be changed.

crammed full of 832 of her works.She bequested her works to Kew along with the finance for the building.The gallery remains today as she intended it; her bequest stipulated it could not be changed.

Marianne North (24 October 1830 – 30 August 1890) was a prolific English Victorian naturalist and botanical artist, notable for her plant and landscape paintings, her extensive foreign travels, her writings, her plant discoveries and the creation of her gallery at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Marianne North at her home in Ceylon, pre (North was an English Victorian naturalist and botanical artist, notable for her plant and landscape paintings, and her extensive foreign travels)

Notes of Nature: Five Fact Friday: Plant Hunters - Marianne North

Nepenthes northiana by Marianne North; North October 1830 – 30 August was a prolific English Victorian naturalist and botanical artist

Flowers of another kind of Coral Tree
by Marianne North
Location: Brazil
Plants: Coral Tree
© Kew Gardens, London
http://www.kew.org/mng/gallery/plant-portraits

Flowers of another kind of Coral Tree by Marianne North Location: Brazil Plants: Coral Tree © Kew Gardens, London

Carnivorous Plants. Clockwise from top right: Darlingtonia californica (cobra lily), Sarracenia flava (the yellow pitcher plant), Dionaea muscipula (venus flytrap), Sarracenia  purpurea (purple pitcher plant).

Clockwise from top right: Darlingtonia californica (cobra lily), Sarracenia flava (the yellow pitcher plant), Dionaea muscipula (venus flytrap), Sarracenia purpurea (purple pitcher plant) - Marianne North

97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Humming Birds, Brazil. botanical print by Marianne North

Foliage and Flowers of a Chorisia and Double-Crested Humming Birds, Brazil - Marianne North paintings

Marianne North - #Victorian who at the age of 40 decided she was going to be a #painter and Botanical Explorer and set off intot the Brazillian jungle to work. #art

Guide to Victorian Painter, Marianne North's Botanical Paintings

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