Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Oorlosie Flower” Galaxia ovata
Watercolor for plate 246: “Oorlosie Flower” Galaxia ovata
Prepared for Les Liliacées ca. 1802-1816
Watercolor and graphite on vellum
Completed: ca. 1802-1816
Unframed. Vellum size: 18 5/8 x 13 1/4 in.
Signed ‘P.J. Redouté’ lower left
Country of Origin: Winter rainfall South Africa (Western Cape from Clanwilliam to the Cape Peninsula and to west of Bredsadorp). Named for the frequent occurrence in fields of ten thousand of star-like little yellow flowers.
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