Jenny Phillips, born in Victoria, Australia in 1949, is an eminent contemporary artist widely known for her botanical illustrations. Inspired by the European Old Masters, whom she studied in extensive museum libraries in England, France, and Italy, and by her personal love of gardening, Jenny Phillips has concentrated on botanical subjects for her drawings and watercolors since 1971. Pencil and watercolor on paper. 16 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches; Framed: 27 1/4 x 32 5/8 inches. Signed and dated lower center: Jenny K. Phillips 2000.