Elizabeth Emily Murray (English, 1847–1920) was an amateur artist and a correspondent of the Victorian critic and writer John Ruskin (English, 1819–1900). In his writing and drawings, Ruskin championed “truth to nature,” and Murray’s exquisitely observed natural history studies demonstrate her adherence to this dictum. These beautifully detailed watercolors of feathers of various birds attest to her precise technique and exquisite imagery. Contains five each of the following notecards: Black-and-white feathers of the guinea fowl, 1895 Feathers of a peacock, n.d. Feathers of a woodcock, 1913 Small brown-and-grey feathers of the partridge, n.d.
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Published with the British Museum
Box size: 5.375 x 7.375 x 1.5 in.
Card size: 5 x 7 in.
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