Papaya (Fructu oblongo melonis effigie)

Papaya (Fructu oblongo melonis effigie) (Tab.VII from Christopher Jacob Trew, "Plantae Selectae...", Nuremberg, 1750–73)

published 1750–73
After Georg Dionysus Ehret (German, 1708–1770), Johann Jacob Haid (German, 1704–1767), Or J. E. Haid


Place of Publication: Nuremberg

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 309; Nissen 1997

Dimensions

Platemark: 43 x 28.6 cm (16 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.) Sheet: 52 x 34.2 cm (20 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.187

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving

Not On View

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Papaya (Fructu oblongo melonis effigie). Tab. VII from Christopher Jacob Trew, “Plantae Selectae”, quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini in hortis Curiosorum nutrita manu artificiosa doctaque pinxit Georgius Dionysius Ehret; … in aes incidit et vivis coloribus repraesentavit primum Johannes Jacobus Haid, inde Johannes Elias Haid, filius. Per decades editae. Nuremberg 1750-73.

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