Georg Dionysius Ehret

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Georg Dionysius Ehret
1708-1770
Chenopodium bonus henricus
1760s
Watercolor on vellum.
10 x 6 11/16 inches (254 x 171 mm)
Purchase.
1978.8:47
Inscription: 
Inscribed in pen and ink at lower right: Chenopodium Bonus henricus; inscribed in pen and ink at lower left (verso): Chenopodium Bonus Henricus.
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.
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One of 73 drawings of ferns, flowers, and fungi by Ehret (1978.8:1-73).
Watermark: none.

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