Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Beverly Allen

A graphic designer and illustrator, Beverly has been a botanical artist since 1998. She has shown annually at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney Botanica Exhibition since 1999, and has exhibited with the American Society of Botanical Artists in New York and Washington. Her work is held in private collections internationally as well as at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation USA, Royal Botanic Gardens Herbarium Library Kew, the Highgrove Florilegium UK, and the Shirley Sherwood Collection. She co-founded the Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.

Beverly exhibited eight Epiphyllum paintings at the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual botanical art exhibition in 2007. This important body of work took over two years to complete and was awarded a Gold Medal. One of the paintings, Epiphyllum hookeri was purchased by the Society for their Lindley Library and two of the others by the Library at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Beverly is regarded as one of the foremost botanical artists in the world today. 

Allen_Magnolia_grandiflora 
Magnolia grandiflora
magnolia leaf
200 x 270 mm
watercolour on vellum
$3,500.00
SOLD

Allen_Stanhopea_tigrina
Stanhopea tigrina
upside-down orchid
205 x 240 mm
watercolour on vellum
$5,250.00

Allen_Hedera_helix 
Hedera helix
ivy leaf
200 x 270 mm
watercolour on vellum
$3,500.00

 

Allen_Magnolia_x_soulangeana_Old_Port
Magnolia x soulangeana 'Old Port' 
magnolia
265 x 205 mm
watercolour on vellum
$5,250.00
SOLD

Allen_Prunus_persica_etc
Prunus persica, Rosa sp., Acer palmatum
peachwood, rosehips, maple leaf 
270 x 200 mm
watercolour on vellum
$4,750.00

Allen_Doryanthes_excelsa_Lonicera_x_italica 
Doryanthes excelsa, Lonicera x italica
Gymea lily seedpod, honeysuckle
270 x 200 mm
watercolour on vellum
$4,750.00

 

 

Allen_Eucalyptus_tetraptera 
Eucalyptus tetraptera
square fruited mallee
130 x 130 mm
watercolour on vellum
$3,500.00 

Allen_Chiranthodendron_pentadactylon 
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon
monkey claw
130 x 130 mm
watercolour on vellum
$3,500.00

Allen_Nymphaea_caerulea 
Nymphaea caerulea
royal blue waterlily
300 x 300 mm
watercolour
$6,500.00