French Mary Gold (Pl. 52 (November) for Carington Bowles, "Bowles' Florist"...London, Bowles, 1777

Published 1777
After Robert Sayer (English, 1725–1794), Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 46; Nissen 1735

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.5 x 12.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Sheet: 22 x 15 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.324

Medium or Technique

Engraving, hand- colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“Bowles’s Florist”, containing sixty plates of beautiful flowers regularly disposed in the succession of Blowing. To which is added an accurate description of their colours, with instruction for drawing and painting them according to Nature… .

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