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Water Plantain. Plate LXXVIII from Part I (Plants of China) of Pierre Joseph Buchoz, "Collection Precieuse et Enluminée des fleurs les plus belles et les les plus curieuses qui se cultivent dans les jardins de la Chine que dans ceux de l'Europe".

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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

Published 1776

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 060; Nissen 282

Dimensions

Platemark: 32 x 21 cm (12 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 45 x 30.2 cm (17 11/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.103

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

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