James Ward, R.A. (1769-1859)
Signed with initials, inscribed in artist’s shorthand, watercolour over pencil, mounted in a hand decorated mount, unframed
17.8 x 24.9 cm; 7 x 9 ¾ 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 is in the collection of most major UK and US museums.