Georg Dionysius Ehret

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Georg Dionysius Ehret
1708-1770
Lepidium petraeum
1760s
Watercolor on vellum.
10 1/8 x 6 3/16 inches (257 x 157 mm)
Purchase.
1978.8:38
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Inscribed in graphite and pen and ink, lower left: Lepidium / Ledpidium petraeum. Lin.
Provenance: 
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.
Notes: 

One of 73 drawings of ferns, flowers, and fungi by Ehret (1978.8:1-73).
Watermark: none.

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