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Mark Catesby at the Gibbes | The Wild Pine and Locusta Caroliniana

by Peter Ingle

A LARGE PART of Mark Catesby’s appeal is how his watercolors reveal and revel in the majesty of Nature. This is especially true of his paintings of flora which are typically brimming with life and movement. This simple rendering of a wild pine also shows how much Catesby was fascinated with the structural engineering... Read »

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It is with life as it is with art: the deeper one penetrates, the broader the view.                   
~ Johann Goethe