Mary Eaton (1873-1961)
Smilax Rotundifolia, c.1940.
Watercolour on paper, 255 x 172 mm.
Mary E. Eaton was an accomplished botanical artist. She was employed by the New York Botanical Garden where she prepared many hundreds of illustrations for the Garden’s periodical Addisonia.
The Natural History Museum holds over 200 watercolours of her drawings of North American Plants.