Requires Photography

Cactus peruvianus/ Cierge du Pérou (Cereus hexagonus, Cereus sirinamensis, Cereus peruvinanus) ( from P. J. Redouté [ Augustin Pyramus de Candolle], "Plantarum Historia Succulentarum", Paris, 1799)

published 1799
After Pierre- Joseph Redouté (French, born in Flanders, 1759–1840)


Place of Publication: Paris

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 241; Nissen 321

Dimensions

Platemark: 27.8 x 20.2 cm (10 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Sheet: 36.3 x 30.3 cm (14 5/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.299

Medium or Technique

Stipple engraving, printed in color

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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