FERDINAND SCHUYLER MATHEWS
Lilian B. Bird Chrysanthemum
The Lilian B. Bird Chrysanthemum belongs to the Nessima Collection. Although it resembles the somewhat the form of the old Gloire Rayonnante, in color in is a soft delicate shrimp pink, a tint quite new to the Chrysanthemum.
This beautiful lithograph with pronounced Japanese influence, is based from a nature study watercolor by James Callowhill.
Accompanying this print is a companion poem called Loves Messenger by Edith M. Thomas.
Sheet Size 11.75 x 9.5 inches
Publisher: L. Prang & Co Publishers, Boston
VG+ condition with Slight warping to plates
Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1854-1938), American author and botanist