Lowell Nesbitt (1933 – 1993) “Iris” (1980) Limited edition lithograph of a large colorful flower. A stunning iris in tones of purple, blue and orange. Pencil signed and dated (1981) in the lower right; numbered 117/200 in the lower left with the Lowell Nesbitt Copyright 1980 stamp embossed at the lower left corner. Image size is 33 x 29 inches; unframed with deckled edges and full margins, the full sheet measures 42 x 37 inches. Nesbitt was best-known for his illustrative, immense depictions of flowers, as this image masterfully exhibits. In 1980 the United States Postal Service issued four stamps based on Nesbitt's floral paintings.