Loiseleuria procumbens. Loiseleurie couchée (Alpine Azalea)
Didier, French, active early 19th Century
after Pancrace Bessa, French, 1772 - 1846
Color stipple engraving 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
Etienne Michel, Paris
Place Made: France, Europe
Not on view
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
Collected by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.
This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.
We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu