Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Ambrosia-scented Grape Hyacinth” Muscari ambrosiacum
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840)
Watercolor for plate 132: “Ambrosia-scented Grape Hyacinth” Muscari ambrosiacum
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 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.
Country of Origin: West Africa (Anatolia). Naturalized in west Italy and Sicily). Turkish name of the present genus and species recorded by Clusius in 1601.
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