Pink-Flowering Rush (Butomus flore roseo)

Butomus flore roseo (T. V, Tab.25 from Georgio Bonelli, "Hortus Romanus", Rome, )

Published 1772–93
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: 37.2 x 22.5 cm (14 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.) Sheet: 52.6 x 34.5 cm (20 11/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.122

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

T. 5, tab. 25 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.

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