Mark Catesby

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Mark Catesby
1683-1749
Magnolia Buds
ca. 1722-26
Watercolor and opaque watercolor, over graphite, on paper.
14 3/4 x 10 9/16 inches (375 x 268 mm)
Gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1961.6:7
Provenance: 
Jekyll Catesby; Thomas Pennant; David Pennant; Henry S. Morgan.
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One of fourteen drawings and one colored proof engraving removed from Mark Catesby's "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands...", 2 vol., London, 1731-1743 (PML 45708-45709).

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Catesby, Jekyll, former owner.
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798, former owner.
Pennant, David, d. 1841, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.

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