User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Cucumis silvestris Asininus dictus (proof before numbers from Georgio Bonelli, "Hortus Romanus", Rome, 1772–93)

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

Published 1772–93

Place of Publication

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 045, Proof before numbers; Nissen 200

Dimensions

Platemark: 36.5 x 22 cm (14 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.) Platemark: 54 x 39.5 cm (21 1/4 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.124

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving t.r. in brown ink

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints