The frame is artificially added above to give an impression of how the finished work would have been intended to be displayed.


The image below has been computer-enhanced to remove age-related browning.


Image: www.sothebys.com.

Oleander (Nerium oleander) is a Mediterranean plan cultivated for its attractive pink flowers. All parts of the plant are poisonous to animals and humans, and accidental ingestion of even very small amounts can cause life-threatening metabolic and cardiac symptoms.

  • Medium: oil on panel.
  • Dimensions: 190 x 270 mm (0.05 m²), Phillip’s; 200 x 275 mm (0.06 m²), Sotheby’s; average 195 x 273 (0.05 m²).
  • History: signed and dated 1883; auctioned Phillip’s, Chester, 4 Mar 1999, “Signed dated,” sold; auctioned Sotheby’s, London, 2 Dec 2002, “Signed dated «Annie Caption Robinson» lower right”, sold.
  • Location: unknown.


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