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Single-Flowered Red Peony (Paeonia flore simplici rubro), plate R3 from "Thesaurus Rei Herbariae Hortensisque Universalis". 2 vols. Nuremberg 1750-1772.

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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

Single Red Peony (Paeonia Flore Simplici Rubro) (Pl. R. 3 from G. W. Knorr, "Thesaurus Rei Herbariae Hortensisque Universalis", Nuremberg, 1780)

1750–72

Place of Publication

Nuremberg

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 172; Nissen 1081

Dimensions

Platemark: 30.8 x 19.8 cm (12 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.) Sheet: 42.5 x 27 cm (16 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.230

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching and engraving

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