— Gertrude Hermes

The wood engravings of Gertrude Hermes, England (18 August 1901 – 9 May 1983).

 

The first is Mistletoe, 1930.

 

This is followed by her engravings of Waterlilies (1930) and Thorn Apple (1930), a powerful hallucinogen – Datura stramonium or Jimsonweed, a member of the nightshade family.

 

Via Tate

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