Signed in pen and brown ink, at lower left, "henri Jo. Redouté pinx"; key numbers 1 to 10 in pen and brown ink within the design; illuminated outside border, at upper edge, "XXIII.", and at lower edge, "EHRETIA halimifolia".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 211.
This is one of four original drawings bound into Carlos Ludovicus L'Héritier de Brutelle, "Stirpes novae...", Paris, 1784 (PML 76745).
Wightman, Julia P. (Julia Parker), 1909-1994 donor.