A FRAMED ORIGINAL Robert John Thornton (British, 1768-1837) Aquatint from The Temple of Flora
Narrow-Leaved Kalmia(Mountain Laurel)
1804 plate 28, namely a Aquatint with stipple engraving finished by hand from The Temple of Flora. London, 1798-1810.
Reinagle A.R. pinx’t l.l.
Caldwall sculp’t l.r.
titled, London, Published June 1, 1804 by D. Thornton l.c.
plate dimensions Plate: 21 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (53.975 x 41.275 cm)
Sheet: 22 3/8 x 17 1/2 in. (56.8198 x 44.45 cm)
Frame: 29.5 inch H x 25.5 inch W
Period: Early 19th century dated 1804
Condition: print very good condition. The paper has been archivally stabilize, remounted with an acid free core, mat and UV resistant glaze. The vintage frame has been re-glued to stabilize but not refinished or retouched and shows some wear.
Art Subject: nature
Provenance: East Memphis Estate.
Flower & Fruit Prints. Dunthorne. Da Capo Press. Washington, D. C., 1938. The Temple of Flora: Robert Thornton. King. Little, Brown and Company, NY, 1981.