James Ward, R.A. (1769-1859)
Signed with initials, inscribed and dated: Cuckoo Flower -apr 1820, watercolour over pencil, mounted in a hand decorated mount, unframed
16 x 11.2 cm; 6 ¼ x 4 3/8 inches
These are botanical drawings by James Ward, the British animal painter and engraver, who was an inveterate sketcher. He often signed with a distinctive monogram. His work can be found in the collection of most major UK and US museums.