African Geranium (Geranium Affricanum)

Cranesbill Geranium (Geranium Affricanum) from Giorgio Bonelli, "Hortus Romanus"..., Rome.

1772–74
After Cesare Ubertini (Italian, 18th century), Magdalena Bouchard (active Italy, late 18th century)


Place of Publication: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 045; Nissen 200

Dimensions

Platemark: 35.8 x 21.4 cm (14 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 52.8 x 39 cm (20 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.121

Medium or Technique

Engraving, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

T. 5, tab.22 from “Hortus Romanus” juxta systema Tournefortianum paulo strictius distributus a Georgio Bonelli monregalensi in subalpinis publico medicinae professore; specierum nomina suppeditante, praestantiorum, quas ipse selegit, adumbrationem dirigente Liberato Sabbati …sumptibus Bouchard et Gravier. Rome 1772-93. 8 vols.

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