Ranunculus aconitifolius fl. pl., for Gardeners’ Choice
Framed (ref: 8475)
Unique printed galley proof with studio stamp. 7½ x 5 in. (19 x 12.8 cm)
Provenance: The collection of Evelyn Dunbar
Literature: Gardeners’ Choice, by Evelyn Dunbar and Charles Mahoney, with a previously unpublished preface by Edward Bawden and with a new afterword by Christopher Campbell-Howes, Persephone Books, London 2015. Dunbar’s (or Mahoney’s) impressive drawing of what they describe as ‘in our judgement one of the loveliest plants that blow’ appears - complete with snail lower left - on page 153 of Gardeners’ Choice.
We are grateful to Christopher Campbell-Howes for assistance.