'Cyrtanthus herrei' by Vicky Thomas - Watercolour on paper
Vicky Thomas is South Africa's premier botanical artist. Her work has been shown around the world, including at the Hunt Institute in the USA, and she achieved gold medal status at the Kirstenbosch Biennale.
She has taught botanical art at the Universities of Cape Town (Summer school) and Stellenbosch (Hons. Illustration), in South Africa and in the United Kingdom at Hampton Court.
These plants - 'Cyrthantus herrei' - are rarely seen cliff dwelling plants, collected by Dr. Ernst van Jaarsveld for his doctoral thesis and proposed book on Cliff Dwelling Plants.
The work is dated 2009, signed and framed. The dimensions are 42 x 57 cm.