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Creator:
Philip Reinagle, 1749–1833, British
Title:

The Blue Passion Flower, for Robert John Thornton’s Temple of Flora (London, 1799–1812)

Former Title(s):

Blue Passion Flower, for the "Temple of Flora" by Robert Thornton

The blue Passion Flower, for Dr. Thornton's new Illustration of the Sexual System by Linnaeus [1800, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1800
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
17 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches (45.4 x 37.5 cm) and 23 1/2 × 20 1/2 inches (59.7 × 52.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.516
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
blue | botanical subject | botany | column (architectural element) | flora | flowers (plants) | fruit | green (color) | leaves | orange | passion flower | science | stems | still life | temple | vines | white (color)
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1000
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The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 182-183, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 509, fig. 29.46, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]


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