Dingy Flag Iris (Iris Lurida), plate 669 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1803.

Iris (Lurida, Dingy Flag) (Pl. 669 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1803)

published 1803
After Sydenham Edwards (English, about 1768–1819), Francis Sansom (English, active 1788–1810s)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 088; Nissen 2350

Dimensions

Platemark: 20 x 12 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.) Sheet: 23.5 x 14.5 cm (9 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.176

Medium or Technique

Etching, possibly hand-colored by William Graves

Not On View

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Prints

Number 669 from William Curtis, “The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed”, London, 1787-present. Started by William Curtis and issued in monthly parts containing three coloured plates; the first plate is dated 1786. Coloring possibly by William Graves.

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