Carnation with Butterfly

Barbara Regina Dietzsch, German, 1706 - 1783


about 1765

Watercolor with gouache and gold leaf on vellum

Sheet: 13 13/16 × 10 1/2 in. (35.1 × 26.7 cm)

Frame: 24 5/16 × 21 in. (61.8 × 53.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Place Made: Germany, Europe


18th century

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Research Area


Not on view


With Hans Marcus (1912-1992), Düsseldorf, Germany; sold to Arader Galleries, New York, 1987; sold to a private collector, New York, 1995; by whom sold Bonham's, London, December 8, 2021; where acquired, Arader Galleries, New York, 2021; sold to present collection, 2024.

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