Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 13, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 11

Louisa Ann Meredith (Australia), Tiger Lily, W/C

Estimate: $250 - $400
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Description:

Louisa Ann Meredith (Australia, 1812-1895), Tiger Lily, 1839, Watercolor, signed and dated lower right, watercolor illustration of a tiger lily, matted and in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 15 1/8 in. x 11 1/8 in.

Louisa Anne Meredith was a published author, poet, botanist and artist. After her family moved from Birmingham to Tasmania, she wrote extensively about her new home. Her wildflower drawings won medals in exhibitions in Australia and overseas, including at the Melbourne Exhibition of 1866. Her published works documented both daily life in the colony and the flora and fauna of the island.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 9 5/8 in. x Width: 5 5/8 in.

Condition:

Overall good condition, foxing, mat burn, not viewed out of frame, light wear to frame.

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