Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “North’s Neomarica” Moraea vaginata
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840)
Watercolor for plate 56: “North’s Neomarica” Moraea vaginata
Prepared for Les Liliacées ca. 1802-1816
Watercolor and graphite on vellum
Completed: ca. 1802-1816
Signed ‘P.J. Redouté’ lower left
Vellum size: 18 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.
Frame size: 31 1/2 x 24 in.
Country of Origin: South America (Brazil). Named for a Mrs. North, who introduced the plant to England via Lisbon.
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