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Large Sunflower (Flos Solis Maior), plate 1 from part 5, B. Besler, "Hortus Eystettensis", 1713 edition

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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

1613, published 1713

Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 0158; Arber p 244

Dimensions

Platemark: 48.5 x 40.3 cm (19 1/8 x 15 7/8 in.) Sheet: 52 x 42.5 cm (20 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.97

Medium or Technique

Engraving, hand-colored

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