Pierre Joseph Redouté

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Pierre Joseph Redouté
1759-1840
Rose
Apr. 1840
Watercolor over pencil on vellum.
9 7/8 x 7 15/16 inches (251 x 202 mm)
Bequest of Mr. Edwin de T. Bechtel.
1957.23
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Signed and dated, in pen and brown ink, at lower left, "P. J. Redouté / (Avril 1840)".
Provenance: 
Philip Hofer; Edwin de T. Bechtel.
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This unfinished drawing is considered to be one of the artist's last works; he died on June 19, 1840.

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