Sea campion [Silene maritima]

    Date
    1917
    Creator
    Thomas Alan Stephenson (1898 - 1961, British) , Marine biologist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 315mm
    width (painting): 245mm
    height (frame): 430mm
    width (frame): 360mm
    Subject
    Biology
       > Botany
    Content object
    nature
       > plant
          > flower
    Description
    Botanical study of three flowers of the Sea campion Silene maritima, presented with trompe-l'œil shadowing effect.

    Signed and dated below in white watercolour ‘T.A.Stephenson 16.5.17’.

    Thomas Alan Stephenson was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1951.
    Object history
    Bequeathed by Professor G.E. (Tony) Fogg FRS, received June 2005.
    Associated place
    Credit
    ©artist's estate
    Image number
    RS.10608
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