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Wendy Walsh: Study of a Viola


Artist: Wendy Walsh.
Study of a viola by internationally renowned botanical artist Wendy Walsh.
Medium: watercolour.
Signed in front by artist and dated 1998.
Framed behind glass in silver effect frame.
Painting size: 23cm x 12cm.
Framed size: :32cm x 20cm.
This is a collector’s piece, donated from a private collection.

Artist: Wendy Felicite Walsh (1915 to 2014). Wendy Walsh was one of Ireland’s foremost botanical artists. She was born in Cumbria but moved to Ireland in 1958. In 1999, she and her husband moved to near Burtown House, in Athy, Co. Kildare, where there is now a permanent exhibition of some of her work. Wendy Walsh won many prestigious awards in the 80’s and 90’s and was conferred with an honorary doctorate from Trinity College in 1997. She produced artwork for 15 books on Ireland’s flora and fauna and illustrated stamps for the Irish postal service. In 1999, she was nominated as the first member of The Irish Society Of Botanical Artists.

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