Today I published a new page About Marianne North in advance of the broadcast on Channel BBC4 this evening of a programme about Kew's Forgotten Queen (at 9pm)
Did you know that Marianne North painted painted over 800 paintings of plants and flowers while visiting 17 countries on 6 different continents in just over 13 years?
All after the age of 40 while dressed in long dresses and travelling solo?
Does that make you feel like she brings new meaning to the saying "Life begins at 40"?
You can find our more about her on the NEW page on this website (in the Past Masters, Botanical Art and Illustration section) which covers
Note: I've recently been developing and publishing a number of new pages for different famous botanical artists from the past and will be introducing them this week and next.
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