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Ranunculus repens

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)
    London (published)

  • Date:

    1777-1798 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sansom, Franciscus (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, coloured by hand

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DP, shelf 123

Physical description

A botanical illustration depicting a Creeping Crowfoot. On the plant are four yellow flowers in various stages of bloom. In the bottom right there are small illustrations of details of the plant's flowers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)
London (published)


1777-1798 (published)


Sansom, Franciscus (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered 'Sansom Sculp' and 'Ranunculus repens.'


Height: 29.5 cm Size of sheet, Width: 45.1 cm Size of sheet, Height: 23.5 cm Size of plate, Width: 37.7 cm Size of plate

Descriptive line

Botanical illustration by Franciscus Sansom, 'Creeping Crowfoot (Ranunculus repens)', plate 211 from Curtis's 'Flora Londinensis', engraving, British, 1777-1798

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996
pl. 211
Kilburn, William. Flora Londinensis. London, 1777-1798.





Subjects depicted

Botanical illustration; Flowers; Leaves


Prints; Illustration; Gardens & Gardening; Science


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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