The Superb Lily (Lilium Superbum) plate B (Pl.21 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)

1799
After Phillipp Reinagle (English, 1749–1833), Richard Earlom (English, 1743-1822), Publisher Robert John Thornton (English (Ireland), 1768–1837)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 301 p. 249, 2nd; Nissen 1955

Dimensions

Platemark: 48 x 38 cm (18 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.) Sheet: 59.5 x 46.7 cm (23 7/16 x 18 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.312

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint, some aquatint, printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View

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The Superb Lily (Lilium Superbum) plate B (Pl.21 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, “The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature”. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. London, 1799-1807

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