Georg Dionysius Ehret
Ervum hirsutum (Vetch)
Watercolor on vellum.
9 15/16 x 6 11/16 inches (253 x 170 mm)
Dated in pen and black ink at lower right: 1767.
Margaret Cavendish Harley Bentinck, Duchess of Portland, Bulstrode, England; her sale, London, Portland Museum, Skinner, 24 April 1786 ff. (to Walker); Mrs. Elizabeth Walker; by descent to John Walker Ford; H. P. Kraus, New York.
One of 73 drawings of ferns, flowers, and fungi by Ehret (1978.8:1-73).