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NORTH, Marianne (1830 - 1890), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NORTH, Marianne (1830 - 1890), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, female.

Born 1830, in Hastings; died 30 August 1890, in Gloucestershire.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes, botanical subjects.

Marianne North was the daughter of a member of parliament who gave up politics to make long journeys. One of the most remarkable of English flower painters, she took the opportunity to study the flora of a wide range of countries. She visited the forests of

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