Mahony perfected the Japanese style often used to depict Wright's buildings. She was strongly influenced by the sparse detail, continuous line and skewed perspective seen in Japanese prints.
Learn more about the life of Marion Mahony Griffin and about her botanical drawings by attending a 5-week Wednesday afternoon Botanical illustration class with Karla Beatty (for detailed information please click here).
[J.G. Nelson Dwelling, mason City, Iowa by Marion Griffin: Ink on drafting linen (1912) - from Drawing the Form of Nature, Exhibit catalog, 2005]