The Superb Lily (Lilium Superbum) plate B (Pl.21 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)

1799
After Phillipp Reinagle (English, 1749–1833), Richard Earlom (English, 1743–1822), Publisher Robert John Thornton (English (Ireland), 1768–1837)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 301 p. 249, 2nd; Nissen 1955

Dimensions

Platemark: 48 x 38 cm (18 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.) Sheet: 59.5 x 46.7 cm (23 7/16 x 18 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.312

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint, some aquatint, printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View

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The Superb Lily (Lilium Superbum) plate B (Pl.21 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

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