Martynia and Scotch Broom, tab. I of G. D. Ehret, "Plantae et Papiliones Rariores Depictae et Aeri Incisae a Georgio Dionysio Ehret". London, 1748-59.

Martynia & Cytisus (Tab I of G. D. Ehret, "Plantae et Papiliones Rariores" ...London, 1748)

published 1748
Georg Dionysus Ehret (German, 1708–1770)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 109; Nissen 583

Dimensions

Platemark: 42.2 x 27.5 cm (16 5/8 x 10 13/16 in.) Sheet: 48 x 32.7 cm (18 7/8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.182

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

(1. Martynia annua, villosa et viscosa, folio subrotundo, flore magno rubro. 2. Martynia annua, villosa et viscosa, Auris folio albo tubo longissimo. 3. Sytisus procumbens Americanus flore luteo ramosissimus qui Anil supeditat apud Barbadensium Colones). Tab I of G. D. Ehret, “Plantae et Papiliones Rariores Depictae et Aeri Incisae a Georgio Dionysio Ehret”. London, 1748-59.)

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