Pierre Joseph Redouté
Watercolor over pencil on vellum.
9 7/8 x 7 15/16 inches (251 x 202 mm)
Bequest of Mr. Edwin de T. Bechtel.
Signed and dated, in pen and brown ink, at lower left, "P. J. Redouté / (Avril 1840)".
Philip Hofer; Edwin de T. Bechtel.
This unfinished drawing is considered to be one of the artist's last works; he died on June 19, 1840.