I. Lady's Slipper. II. Blue Variegated Bearded Iris. III. Dark Variegated Bearded Iris. (I. Calceolus Mariae. II. Iris Portugalica. III. Iris Pannonica Variegata). Plate 6 from B. Besler, "Hortus Eystettensis", 1713 edition

1613, published 1713
Possibly after Basil Besler (German, 1561–1628), Unidentified artist, German, 17th century (German)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 0158

Dimensions

Platemark: 48.5 x 39.7 cm (19 1/8 x 15 5/8 in.) Sheet: 57 x 45.5 cm (22 7/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.20

Medium or Technique

Engraving, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Purchased by MFA January 14,1970

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis