Tag: flowers in art
Images taken from an album of watercolor drawings of plants, insects and fruit, nineteenth century. Chinese school. Some are captioned in Chinese.
The album was in the collections of Winifred Bois. Winifred Bois was the daughter of Frederic William Bois, (1848-1921). Frederic was an amateur photographer who exhibited at the Paris Exhibition of 1900, and whose family had held a prominent place in the mercantile life of Ceylon since the 1860s. Winifred traveled extensively in the Far East. She collected Chinese school watercolors.