Loiseleuria procumbens. Loiseleurie couchée (Alpine Azalea), plate 65 from Volume 5 of Nouveau Duhamel ou traité des arbres et arbustes que l'on cultive en France (New Duhamel or Treatise on Trees and Shrubs Cultivated in France)

Didier, French, active early 19th Century
after Pancrace Bessa, French, 1772 - 1846

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about 1812

Color stipple etching on wove paper

Plate: 12 × 8 3/4 in. (30.5 × 22.3 cm)

Sheet: 16 1/4 × 9 15/16 in. (41.2 × 25.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Harold Goddard Rugg, Class of 1906

PR.957.204.1

Publisher

Etienne Michel, Paris

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, upper center: T.5 N.o [o in superscript] 65.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: LOISELEURIA procumbens. LOISELEURIES couchée. / P. Bessa pinx. / Didier sculp.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: Adrien Didier 1838-1919

Provenance

Collected by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.

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