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Bocconia

  • Object:

    Botanical print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1750 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ehret, Georg Dionysus, born 1708 - died 1770 (artist)
    Haid, Johann Jakob, born 1704 - died 1767 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H. Stuart Thompson

  • Museum number:

    E.914-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 3, box A(II)

Physical description

Botanical print

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1750 (printed)

Artist/maker

Ehret, Georg Dionysus, born 1708 - died 1770 (artist)
Haid, Johann Jakob, born 1704 - died 1767 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured engraving

Dimensions

Height: 51.2 cm, Width: 35.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bocconia; hand-coloured engraving after a drawing by Georg Dionysius Ehret, engraved by Johann Hakob Haid (1704-67); London; 1750; for Christoph Jakob Trew's 'Plantae Selectae' (Nuremberg, 1750-1773); proof of plate iv, part 1

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving; Hand-colouring

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Science; Gardens & Gardening; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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