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Iris by Norman Prescott-Davies
Iris by Norman Prescott-Davies

Iris

Iris by British Painter Norman Prescott-Davies (1862 – 1915); and illustrator of romanticized portraits of young ladies.

This is a portrait of a beautiful young peasant girl is field of tall yellow, orange and green grass with dark green and light green orange yellow trees in the background.

She is wearing on her head a violet and orange pattern kerchief and a blue dress with a white apron around her waist; and in her arms she is holding a large bundle of Violet Iris.

This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

Info Below From Wikipedia.org

Norman Prescott-Davies was born in the village of Isleworth London in the United Kingdom in 1862.

He was educated at the London International College and at South Kensington and at the age of 29 was elected Associate of the Royal College of Art and later to the Royal Society of British Artists in 1893.

Norman Prescott-Davies was known for his romanticized portraits of Greco-Roman young ladies, as well as a miniaturist and a figure painter; and along with Alma-Tadema, Godward, Coleman, Bulleid and others; was among the artists of the period sometimes referred to as “toga and terrace” or the “marble school.”

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