Pierre Joseph Redouté

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Pierre Joseph Redouté
1759-1840
Bearded Irises
1830s
Watercolor over graphite on parchment prepared with white ground.
17 3/8 x 14 inches (441 x 356 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.209
Inscription: 

Signed in pencil at lower right, "P J Redouté 18" [partially effaced by repair].

Provenance: 
Schmitze-Hille collection, Thun, Switzerland (according to Schab); Frederick G. Schab, New York; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 319, repr.
The Thaw collection of master drawings : acquisitions since 2002. New York : Morgan Library & Museum, 2009, no. 14, repr.

Associated names: 

Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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