CDR-1263: SR Set: Botanical Illustration

Our collection of Botanical illustration ranges from the 15th century Book of Simple Medicines illustrated by Robinet Testard to the 18th century paintings of Pierre-Joseph Redouté who worked under the patronage of both Queen Marie Antoinette and Josephine Beauharnais, and to the 19th century work of Martin Johnson Heade who painted plants in their habitats. These and the many other fine illustrators represented here describe plants for the purposes of study and identification, exhibiting technical botanical knowledge and paying particular attention to fine details of leaves, flowers, buds, seeds and roots. Also included in the set are a few herbarium examples. April 2011



XKH-179055
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Title: Flower Study
Creator(s): Friedrich Tischbein
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Met-1427
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Title: Four Tulips: Boter man (Butter Man), Joncker (Nobleman), Grote geplumaceerde (The Great Plumed One), and Woorwint (With the Wind)
Creator(s): Jacob Marrel
Description: watercolor on vellum
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2242
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Title: A Sheet of Studies of Flowers: A Rose, a Heartsease, a Sweet Pea, a Garden Pea, and a Lax-flowered Orchid
Creator(s): Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bos-01596
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Title: Primroses
Creator(s): Jean-François Millet
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-05265
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Title: Chrysanthemums and Horsefly, from an untitled series known as Large Flowers
Creator(s): Katsushika Hokusai
Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō)
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-40989
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Title: The Scarlet Flowering Horse Chestnut (Pavia)
Creator(s): John Edwards
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-40980
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Title: Chimney Bell Flower (Campanula Pyramidalis Minor), fig. 123, fol. 437 from Abraham Munting, "Naauwkeurige Beschryving des Aard Gewassen"
Creator(s): Unknown
Leyden & Utrecht
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41007
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Title: Single-Flowered Red Peony (Paeonia flore simplici rubro)
Creator(s): Georg Wolfgang Knorr
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41017
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Title: The Blue Pasion Flower (Passiflora caerula) (Pl. 17 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)
Creator(s): James Caldwall
Philip Reinagle
R. J. Thornton
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41031
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Title: Pink-Flowering Rush (Butomus flore roseo)
Creator(s): Magdalena Bouchard
Cesare Ubertini
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41038
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Title: Smith's Large-Flowered Camellia (Camellia Smithii Grandiflora)
Creator(s): Oudet
Jakob Jung
Abbé Laurent Berlèse
N. Rémond
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41043
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Title: Changing Camellia (Camellia mutabilis) (possibly from Joseph Paxton, ed. "Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants", London, 1834–49)
Creator(s): Frederick William Smith
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41044
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Title: Wayman's Brugmansia (Brugmansia Waymaniana) (possibly from Joseph Paxton, ed. "Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants", London, 1834–49)
Creator(s): Frederick William Smith
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41045
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Title: The exceptinal Astelma (Astelma eximium) (Helipterum eximium) (possibly from Joseph Paxton, ed. "Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants," London, 1834–49)
Creator(s): Unknown
Frederick William Smith
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41079
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Title: Tulips and jonquils with dragonfly
Creator(s): Jacobus van Eynden
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BAL-025159
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Title: Dahlia
Creator(s): Marie-Anne
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
BAL-042819
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Title: Mint: Mentha crispa
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Bos-40999
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Title: The Dragon Arum (Pl. 22 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)
Creator(s): William Ward
R. J. Thornton
Peter Charles Henderson
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41050
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Title: Victoria Regia: The First Two Cycles of the Growthof the Lily
Creator(s): William Sharp
Sharp and Son Chromolithography
John Fisk Allen
Boston, Dutton and Wentworth
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41051
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Title: Victoria Regia: Opening Flower
Creator(s): Sharp and Son Chromolithography
William Sharp
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41052
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Title: Victoria Regia: Underside of the Leaf
Creator(s): Sharp and Son Chromolithography
William Sharp
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41053
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Title: Victoria Regia: Intermediate Stages of Bloom
Creator(s): Sharp and Son Chromolithography
William Sharp
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41054
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Title: Victoria Regia: Complete Bloom
Creator(s): Sharp and Son Chromolithography
William Sharp
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41290
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Title: Study of Nut Shells, roots, etc.
Creator(s): Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41291
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Title: Seedpods and Parasites
Creator(s): Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41289
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Title: Specimens of Bark
Creator(s): Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41042
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Title: (Palm-Leaved Trichosanthes)Cucurbitacae: Trichosanthes Palmata ( from Robert Wight, "Icones plantarum Indiae Orientalis; of figures of Indian plants", Madras, J. B. Pharaoh, Frank; London: Balliere (1838–) 1840–53)
Creator(s): G. Winchester
Rungiah
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41030
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Title: Soft Achania (Achania Mollis)
Creator(s): Unknown
R. H. Nimmo's Lithography
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41090
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Title: Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits at Present Cultivated in this Country
Creator(s): Richard Brookshaw
George Brookshaw
Thomas Bensley
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41028
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Title: Moss Rose (Rosa Muscosa)
Creator(s): Henry Andrews
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41061
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Title: White Province Rose (Rosa provincialis alba).
Creator(s): Henry Andrews
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41008
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Title: Marbled Rose
Creator(s): Mary Lawrance
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41009
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Title: Great Royal Rose
Creator(s): Mary Lawrance
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-41029
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Title: Dwarf Province Rose (Rosa provincialis nana )
Creator(s): Henry Andrews
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bal-60443
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Title: Roses
Creator(s): Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Bos-37444
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Title: Rose lotus fruit (nelumbium speciosum) and leaves
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-40988
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Title: Crinum Scabrum (Scabrum Lily) (Pl.32 from Bury, "A Selection of Hexandrian Plants", belonging to the natural orders Amaryllidae and Liliacae, ... London.)
Creator(s): Robert Havell Jr.
Mrs. Edward Bury
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-40987
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Title: Amaryllis Vittata Minor (Pl.40 from Bury, "A Selection of Hexandrian Plants", belonging to the natural orders Amaryllidae and Liliacae, ... London.)
Creator(s): Robert Havell Jr.
Mrs. Edward Bury
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BAL-025149
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Title: Camellia
Creator(s): Marie-Anne
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
BAL-025152
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Title: Camellia and Broom
Creator(s): Marie-Anne
Vendor: Bridgeman Education