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Image of Kaempferia Galanga from Les Liliacées

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Pierre Joseph Redouté
French (1759 - 1840) Primary

Kaempferia Galanga from Les Liliacées

1802 - 1816
Engraving with hand coloring on wove paper

21.167 x 14 in. (53.763 x 35.56 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.4.19
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: French

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  • botany - The scientific study of all plant life, including their structure, properties, and biochemical processes.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • flower - General term for any decorative motif in the form of a flower, which is the showy reproductive part of flowering plants or angiosperms. Common examples are motifs resembling roses, tulips, lilies, or daisies.
  • flower - Material comprising flowers, which are the reproductive portion of any plant in the division Magnoliophyta (Angiospermae).
  • reference books - Books intended primarily for consultation rather than for consecutive reading.

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 21.167 x 14 in. (53.763 x 35.56 cm)

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