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Rose (Pl. 28 (June) for Carington Bowles, "Bowles' Florist"...London, Bowles, 1777

Published 1777
After Robert Sayer (English, 1725–1794), Unidentified artist, American, about 1840

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 046; Nissen 1735


Platemark: 17.4 x 12.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Sheet: 23.6 x 16 cm (9 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Engraving, hand-colored

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



“Bowles’s Florist”, containing sixty plates of beautiful flowers regularly disposed in the succession of Blowing. To which is added an accurate description of their colours, with instruction for drawing and painting them according to Nature… .


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