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.
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,” £2,500; auctioned Sotheby’s, London, 2 Dec 2002, “Signed dated «Annie Caption Robinson» lower right”, £6,000.
- Location: unknown.