By Carola Hicks
|Portrait of Lady Diana Beauclerk by Richard Cosway|
flowers, in a different permutation for each of the six panels – carnation blends with honeysuckle and narcissus, briar rose with dahlia and lily, all entwined together and depicted with exquisite detail and botanical accuracy.
There is even more to this description, but you need to pick up the book to find out more. She painted more for friends and family One was a three-dimensional Rococo fountain design for her nephew the Marquess of Blandford at Whtie Knights Park in Reading. Hicks said that her “flower murals are still full of impact for their formal properties of color and design as well as for their botanical accuracy.” Plus, I add, they are pretty!