Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) 444: Musa paradisiaca (Banana).
Original Watercolor on vellum
Vellum size: 19" x 14"; framed size: 29" x 23 1/2"
Country of Origin: Cultivated in all tropical parts of the world. Parent species indiginous in southeast Asia
Literature: In Kos (March, 1986), 3: 50; Marianne Roland Michel, The Floral Art of Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Exh. Cat., Bruce Museum (Greenwich, Connecticut, 2002), 83.
Exhibitions: The Floral Art of Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Bruce Museum, Greenwich (2002); Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas (2002-2003).
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