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Marianne North - Walk under Palms with a Glimpse of the River at...

Marianne North - Walk under Palms with a Glimpse of the River at Sarawak, Borneo by Irina Marianne North (24 October 1830 – 30 August 1890) was a prolific English Victorian biologist and botanical artist, notable for her plant and landscape paintings.
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Marianne Nort- Ciane River, 1870 Dreaming green.Nineteenth century English artist Marianne North wanted to paint the flowers and landscapes of foreign lands. One of her first solo journeys was to Sicily, where she sat by the Ciane r...

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