Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Aloe-leaved Cymbidium” Epidendrum aloifolium
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840)
Watercolor for plate 114: “Aloe-leaved Cymbidium” Epidendrum aloifolium
Prepared for Les Liliacées ca. 1802-1816
Watercolor and graphite on vellum
Completed: ca. 1802-1816
Vellum size: 18 1/2 x 13 in.
Framed size: 31 1/2 x 24 in.
Signed ‘P.J. Redouté’ lower left
Country of Origin: Southeast Asia (south India to south China, Sumatra and Java). The name refers to the boat-shaped labellum of the flower.
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