Fern-Leaved Peony (Paeonia Tenuifolia)

Fern-Leaved Peony (Paeonia Tenuifolia) (Peony) (Pl. 17 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


Platemark: 25.2 x 19 cm (9 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Sheet: 27.7 x 21.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Aquatint and engraving, hand-colored

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Paeonia Tenuifolia (Peony) Pl. 17 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.


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