Gentiana verna (Gentian) (Pl. 13 from Mrs. E. Roscoe, "Floral Illustrations...", London, 1829)

published 1829
After Margaret Roscoe (English, active 1829–1838), Robert Havell, Jr. (American (born in England), 1793–1878)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 266; Nissen 1676

Dimensions

Platemark: 27.5 x 18.5 cm (10 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Sheet: 27.7 x 21.6 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

69.318

Medium or Technique

Aquatint and engraving, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Gentiana verna (Gentian) Pl. 13 from “Floral Illustrations of the Seasons”, consisting of representations drawn from Nature of some of the most beautiful, hardy and rare Herbaceous Plants, cultivated in the Flower Garden, carefully arranged according to their seasons of flowering, with botanical descriptions, directions for culture etc. by Mrs. Edward Roscoe, Liverpool.

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