She was an energetic, experienced and enthusiastic traveller who visited many continents and many countries in pursuit of interesting plants to paint.
Between 1871 and 1885 Marianne North painted over 800 paintings while visiting 17 countries on 6 continents in 14 years.
Here are a few of her beautiful works of art;
Foliage, flowers, and fruit of the Coffee, Jamaica
Flowers and Fruit of the Maricojas Passion Flower, Brazil.
Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Humming Birds, Brazil.
Clivia miniata and Moths, Natal
Two Climbing Plants of Chili and Butterflies.
Paper-bark tree, Melaleuca and Callistemon (Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
Group of Tree Ferns around the Spring at Matang, Sarawak, Borneo
Flowers of Darjeeling, India