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

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


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


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



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.


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