The Flower Book. Reproductions of Thirty Eight Watercolour Designs.

London: Reproduced by Henri Piazza et Cie for the Fine Arts Society, 1905.

Price: $14,500.00

About the item

Number 203 of 300 copies, signed "F.A.S." (Fine Art Society). Printed in red and green. With 38 colour plates and 4 pages of facsimile manuscript. Folio (10 x 13 inches). INSCRIBED TO ARTHUR HUGHES BY SUSAN LUSHINGTON. Bound in full green morocco. Inscribed on the ffep "Mr. Hughes from Susan Lushington Kingsley June 1912."

Item #321703

Susan Lushington was the daughter of Vernon Lushington who introduced Edward Burne-Jones to Dante Gabriel Rossetti. He was known for her eccentricities and her photographs.

She has here isnscribed this copy to artist and family friend Arthur Hughes (1832-1915) who painted a portrait of Susan's sister, Jane. Kitty, the third sister was the model for Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway.