This detailed drawing by Elisabeth Riemer-Gerhardt is dated 21 September 1956. Elisabeth Riemer-Gerhardt was born in 1930 in Buitenzorg (former Netherlands East Indies, now Indonesia). She worked in the Biosystematics department of the Agricultural College in the 1950s and 1960s. Besides her work as a botanical illustrator, she also decorated ceramics. Elisabeth Riemer-Gerhardt produced many pencil drawings, but also beautiful watercolours of fruits and flowers.
WUR Image Collections. Over 400 drawings of plants, flowers and fruits by Elisabeth Riemer-Gerhardt.