Cucumis silvestris Asininus dictus (proof before numbers from Georgio Bonelli, "Hortus Romanus", Rome, 1772–93)

Published 1772–93
Magdalena Bouchard (active Italy, late 18th century)


Place of Publication: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 045, Proof before numbers; Nissen 200

Dimensions

Platemark: 36.5 x 22 cm (14 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.) Platemark: 54 x 39.5 cm (21 1/4 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.124

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving t.r. in brown ink

Not On View

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“Hortus Romanus” juxta systema Tournefortianum paulo strictius distributus a Georgio Bonelli monregalensi in subalpinis publico medicinae professore; specierum nomina suppeditante, praestantiorum, quas ipse selegit, adumbrationem dirigente Liberato Sabbati …sumptibus Bouchard et Gravier. Rome 1772-93.

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