China Limodoron (Pl. 28 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)

1802
After Peter Charles Henderson (English,active 1799–1829), John Landseer (English, 1769?–1852), Publisher Robert John Thornton (English (Ireland), 1768–1837)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 301, p. 251; Nissen 1955

Dimensions

Platemark: 52.9 x 40.4 cm (20 13/16 x 15 7/8 in.) Sheet: 60.3 x 47.2 cm (23 3/4 x 18 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.11

Medium or Technique

Aquatint, stipple, and line, printed in color and hand colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The China Limodorn. Pl. 28 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, “The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature”. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. London, 1799-1807.

Provenance

By 1989, Schuster Gallery, London; June 20, 1989, sold by the Schuster Gallery, to Doris (Mrs. James Alden) Marsh (d. 2011), Marblehead, MA; 2011, gift of the estate of Mrs. Marsh to the MFA. (Acquisition Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. James Alden Marsh