Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Cultivated Banana” Musa paradisiaca
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840)
Watercolor for plate 443: “Cultivated Banana” Musa paradisiaca
Prepared for Les Liliacées ca. 1802-1816
Watercolor and graphite on vellum
Vellum size: 18 7/8 x 14 in.
Frame size: 30 x 25 1/2 in.
Signed ‘P.J. Redouté’ lower right
Country of Origin: Cultivated in all tropical parts of the world. Parent species indiginous in southeast Asia. Derived from an Arabian plant name.Please feel free to contact us with questions by phone at 215.735.8811,
or by email at loricohen@aradergalleries.
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