Boatlily (Tradescantia Discolor)

Tradescantia Discolor (Boat Lily Rhoeo discolor) (Pl. 168 of Redouté, "Les Liliacées", Paris, 1802–1816, Vol. 3, 1807)

published 1807
After Pierre- Joseph Redouté (French, born in Flanders, 1759–1840), de Gouy (active 1800–1820)


Place of Publication: Paris

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 231; Nissen 1597

Dimensions

Platemark: 52.5 x 35 cm (20 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.) Sheet: 53.3 x 35.5 cm (21 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

69.272

Medium or Technique

Stipple engraving, printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Pl. 168, vol. 3, 1807 of Redouté, “Les Liliacées”, 8 vols. Paris: 1802–1816.

Provenance

Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection