Pierre-Joseph Redouté (Belgian, 1759-1840), “Sweet-scented Solomon’s Seal” Polygonatum vulgare
Watercolor for plate 258: “Sweet-scented Solomon’s Seal” Polygonatum vulgare
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: Most of Europe (rare in the Mediterranean region) and eastwards to China and Japan in east Asia.
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