John Nash (1893-1977):
Study of Haworthia Attenuata, late 1940's
Unmounted (ref: 6503)
pencil and colored crayon on a folder piece of paper
John Nash was a keen plantsman. a passion he shared which Charles Mahoney, Edward Bawden, Geoffrey Rhoades, and Evelyn Dunbar. This group regularly swapped cuttings with each other and cultivated their favoured plants in their gardens and recorded them in their paintings. Illustartions were also produced for books - Mahoney and Dunbar had published Gardners Choice in 1937; English Garden Flowers. illustrated by Nash, was published by: Duckworth, London, in 1948.