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Pierre-Joseph Redouté
ROSA GALLICA GRANATUS
Estimate
35,00045,000
LOT SOLD. 109,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
51
Pierre-Joseph Redouté
ROSA GALLICA GRANATUS
Estimate
35,00045,000
LOT SOLD. 109,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Magnificent Books, Manuscripts and Drawings from the Collection of Frederick 2nd Lord Hesketh

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Pierre-Joseph Redouté
SAINT-HUBERT 1759 - 1840 PARIS
ROSA GALLICA GRANATUS
Watercolour over pencil with touches of gum arabic, within gold framing lines, on vellum;
signed in brown ink, lower left: P.J. Redouté.;
the mount inscribed in gold: Rosa Gallica Granatus. and bears numbering in pencil, lower right: 32
384 by 270 mm
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Literature

P.-J. Redouté and C.-A. Thory, Les Roses, Paris 1817-24, vol. III, pp. 105-106, engraved by Langlois

Catalogue Note

One of several Gallica roses pictured by Redouté but now extinct; Redouté's painting is the only record of this beautiful flower, the modern name of which is Rosa 'Pomme de Grenade'.

Magnificent Books, Manuscripts and Drawings from the Collection of Frederick 2nd Lord Hesketh

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London