Flower Chart for February

Flower Chart for February (from Robert Furber, "Twelve Months of Flowers"...London, 1730)

published 1730
After Peter Casteels (Flemish (active in England) 1684–1749), Henry Fletcher (English, active 1715–1744)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 113; Nissen 674

Dimensions

Platemark: 40.5 x 30.2 cm (15 15/16 x 11 7/8 in.) Sheet: 45 x 34.5 cm (17 11/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.131

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving

Not On View

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Flower Chart for February, from Robert Furber, “Twelve Months of Flowers”. London, 1730. The flowers of the Month are arranged in different vases or urns standing on a plinth….Each flower is numbered and named in the bottom margin.

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