Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Print made by Adam Ludwig Wirsing, 1733–1797, German

after Georg Dionysius Ehret, 1708–1770, German
Title:
Caryophyllus X. Mercurius. Plate 67 from 'Hortus Nitidissimis Omnem per Annum Superbiens Floribus', Nuremberg, 1768
Date:
1768
Materials & Techniques:
Engraving with original hand coloring on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 x 14 inches (50.8 x 35.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John D. Viener, Yale AB 1961
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.20.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
butterfly | caterpillar | flower (plant) | plant | botanical subject | science | botany
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63603