Georg Dionysius Ehret

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Georg Dionysius Ehret
1708-1770
Study of Blossoming Myrtle
Watercolor and gouache, over traces of graphite, on paper.
19 7/16 x 14 3/8 inches (493 x 365 mm)
Gift of Charles Ryskamp in memory of Bernice Davidson.
1998.16
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Inscribed at lower center in pen and black ink, "MYRTUS; foliis odore Nucis Mofchatae [ligature], cauliculis rubentibus / vulgo odore Citri. Schuyl. Boerh. Ind."; signed at lower right in pen and black ink, "G. D. Ehret. P."
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Charles Ryskamp, Princeton.
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