Georg Dionysius Ehret

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Georg Dionysius Ehret
1708-1770
Beta vulgaris
1760s
Watercolor on vellum.
10 1/16 x 6 9/16 inches (256 x 167 mm)
Purchase.
1978.8:62
Inscription: 
Inscribed in pen and (brown?) ink at lower left: Beta vulgaris. Lin: var. maritima.
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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