About Shape and Size of Cactus Blossom At Sunnyside
Charles Doyle (1832-1893)
Inscribed with title and dated '7 July 1888'
Watercolour with pen and ink
7 x 9 ¾ inches
'The Illustrators, the British Art of Illustration 1870-2009', Chris Beetles Gallery, 2009, No 11
Taken from a sketch book of the 1880s, which is inscribed 'Ida with Mama's love' and dated '11th April 1899' on the inside front cover. Ida was the nickname of Doyle's youngest daughter, Jane Adelaide Rose.