Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Pinguin-Bromellia” Bromella karatas
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840)
Watercolor for plate 457: “Pinguin-Bromellia” Bromella karatas
Prepared for Les Liliacées ca. 1802-1816
Watercolor and graphite on vellum
Completed: ca. 1802-1816
Vellum size: 19 x 13 in.
Country of origin: Central and South America (Mexico, Panama, West Indies, Guiana, Brazil). Genus named for the Swedish physician and botanist Olof Bromel(ius) (1639-1705). Species named after the place Pinguin (West Indies).
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