Aubergines by Tonge

Olivia Frances Tonge (1858-1949)
Aubergines, c.1908-1913.
Watercolour on paper, 179 x 259 mm.

Olivia Tonge was born in Glamorgan in 1858. She visited and lived in India during the years 1908-1910 and 1912-1913. During this time she drew a wide range of objects that she saw in the market places together with local plants and animals. The result was a series of 16 beautiful sketchbooks that also include her personal observations of India.

 

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