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