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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:

Guizotia abyssinica (Linn.F.) Cass. : finished drawing by anonymous French artist of flowering plant and details of flowers

Additional Title(s):

Polymnia Frondosa

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/8 × 11 7/8 inches (39.7 × 30.2 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 3/16 × 8 3/8 inches (28.4 × 21.3 cm), and Image: 10 1/8 × 7 3/8 inches (25.7 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Ploymnia frondosa"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "Ploymnia Fondosa | Nuk"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8891
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15426
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Paul Hulton, Luigi Balugani's drawings of African plants, From the collection made by James Bruce of Kinnaird on his travels to discover the source of the Nile 1767-1773 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1991, p. 77-78, pl. 103, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)


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