Flower Chart for April

Flower Chart for April (from Robert Furber, Twelve Months of Flowers...London, 1730)

published 1730
Designed by Peter Casteels (Flemish (active in England) 1684–1749), Engraved by Henry Fletcher (English, active 1715–1744)

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 113; Nissen 674


Platemark: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.) Sheet: 47.3 x 37.5 cm (18 5/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Engraving, hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Flower Chart for April from Robert Furber’s “Twelve Months of Flowers”. London 1730. The flowers of the Month are arranged in different vases or urns standing on a plinth….Each flower is numbered and named in the bottom margin.


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