The Quadrangular Passion Flower (Plate 19 from Dr. R. J. Thornton, "The Temple of Flora", London, 1799–1807)

1802
After Peter Charles Henderson (English,active 1799–1829), William Hopwood (English, active about 1800–1803), Publisher Robert John Thornton (English (Ireland), 1768–1837)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 301, 3rd

Dimensions

Platemark: 54.7 x 41 cm (21 9/16 x 16 1/8 in.) Sheet: 61 x 48 cm (24 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.21

Medium or Technique

Aquatint and stipple engraving by William Hopwood, printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Quadrangular Passion Flower. Pl. 19 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, “The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature”. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. London, 1799-1807.

Provenance

By 1969, Kennedy Galleries, New York; 1970, sold by Kennedy Galleries to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 14,1970)

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis