James Ward, R.A. (1769-1859)

Meadowsweet

ward-meadow-sweet

£850

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.

Other James Ward botanicals:

Ragwort
Cuckoo flower