Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Graceful Gladiolus”Gladiolus gracilis
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840)
Watercolor for plate 425: “Graceful Gladiolus”Gladiolus gracilis
Prepared for Les Liliacées ca. 1802-1816
Watercolor and graphite on vellum
Completed: ca. 1802-1816
Vellum size: 18 x 13 in.
Framed size: 28 1/4 x 23 1/8 in.
Signed ‘P.J. Redouté’ lower left
Country of origin: Winter rainfall South Africa (Western Cape: from Clanwilliam in the north to Caledon in the southeast). Named after the Greek plant Viscum.Please feel free to contact us with questions by phone at 215.735.8811,
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