Martin Schongauer, studies of peonies, 1472 - Bodycolor and watercolor. One of the earliest surviving northern European botanical studies drawn from life. It was made as a study for the painting The Madonna of the Rose Garden.
Does this Himalayan plant look familiar to you? Magnolia campbellii or Campbell’s Magnolia, is a species of Magnolia that grows in sheltered valleys in the Himalaya. From ‘Illustrations of Himalayan Plants’