Alisa Bunbury on Margaret Stones

01 Sep 2020

Margaret Stones is recognised internationally as one of the most important botanical artists of her era. After moving from Melbourne to London in the 1950s, she was soon employed by Kew Gardens as one of their dedicated botanical artists.

Grimwade Collection Curator, Alisa Bunbury takes us through some of her magnificent works.


Margaret Stones

Eucryphia glutinosa (Poeppe. & Endl.) Baill. late 1950s
watercolour on paper
The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of the Russell and Mab Grimwade Bequest 1973