Offering from a collection of floral watercolors signed and dated by the artist Marian Marcelin (Greenpoint , New York ?). These watercolors were taken from a folio dedicated to the artists mother.
Also is a photo of Marcelin business stationary and business card, should you want to research the artist further. NOTE OF INTEREST;several of the w/c being offered and dated 1863 or earlier are signed Marian Holden. The paintings dated after 1863 are signed Marian Marcelin except for this one. clearly dated 1859 it is signed Marcelin.
Subject is Iris. Signed Marian Marcelin and dated June 1859 and inscribed on the reverse"drawn from a flower which I raised". Note the toning on this offering is more noticeable on the top third of the painting,possible uneven light exposure.Painting is glued to the paper mat.See photos.
Condition of this watercolor is good for its age.Colors are strong but the paper is fragile along with normal toning or browning ,these were painted on acidic paper.The size is 10" x 8 " including paper mat.
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