Watercolour painting on paper of Lawsonia inermi, a flowering plant commonly known as Henna. The painting shows a stem of a plant with multiple small green leaves. On one of the offshoots are multiple small white flowers whilst on the other are small green seed pods or berries. In the lower right hand corner of the paper are detailed paintings of the plants flowers. Areas of the painting have been burnished to give a three-dimensional quality to the painting. The painting is from an album of 58 botanical paintings.

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Thing

Made Of
paper
Type of Thing
album, painting
School
Company School
Subject
plant
Techniques
painted

Place

Painted In
Calcutta

Time

Acquired In
1999
Made
19thC

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