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Print, Crinum taitens

This is a Print. It was engraved by De Gouy and after Pierre Joseph Redouté. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is engraving on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Karshan. It is credited Gift of Donald Karshan.

Its dimensions are

Mat: 71 x 56.1 cm (27 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.) 54.5 x 37 cm (21 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: De Gouy Sculp.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right 408; lower right: Crinum d'Otaiti.; lower left: Crinum Taitens. / P.J. Redoute pinx

Cite this object as

Print, Crinum taitens; After Pierre Joseph Redouté (French-Flemish, 1759 - 1840); France & England; engraving on wove paper; Mat: 71 x 56.1 cm (27 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.) 54.5 x 37 cm (21 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Karshan; 1972-58-9

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