African violets greeting card

African violets greeting card


Single greeting card with front detail of African violets artwork by artist Lucy Raverat. Published by Canns Down Press.

Born in Cambridge, Lucy Raverat is the daughter of Mark Pryor and Sophie Gurney (née Raverat), daughter of the artists Gwen Raverat (née Darwin) and Jacques Raverat. Through her maternal grandmother, Lucy Raverat is a great-great-granddaughter of the naturalist Charles Darwin.

Raverat was interested in art through her youth, and in the 1960s she attended Hornsey College of Art, In the 1990s she moved to France, where she currently resides.

Raverat often employs elements from her own life in her work, although they can be presented as "magically touched by fantasy"

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