Dr Robert Thornton (Publisher) (London 1768-1837) Temple of Flora A later group of eight hand coloured aquatints from the series, entitled 'Quadrangular Passion Flower', 'Narrow-leaved Kalmia', 'Indian Reed', 'Blue Egyptian Waterlily', 'Artichoke Protea',  various engravers including Maddox, Stadler and Quilley, on wove, 240 x 180mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/8in)(I)  Dr Thornton - 5 framed hand coloured aquatints, 3 to come.  8
Lot 5
Dr Robert Thornton (Publisher) (London 1768-1837) Temple of Flora Aquatints with hand colouring, from the Quarto edition of 1812, including: 'Quadrangular Passion Flower', 'Narrow-leaved Kalmia', 'Indian Reed', 'Blue Egyptian Waterlily', 'Artichoke Protea', 'Sacred Egyptian Bean', 'The Dragon Arum' and 'Agave, or American Aloe', various artists and engravers including Reinagle, Henderson, Maddox, Stadler and Quilley, on wove, 240 x 180mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/8in)(I) (8)
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
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Dr Robert Thornton (Publisher) (London 1768-1837) Temple of Flora Aquatints with hand colouring, from the Quarto edition of 1812, including: 'Quadrangular Passion Flower', 'Narrow-leaved Kalmia', 'Indian Reed', 'Blue Egyptian Waterlily', 'Artichoke Protea', 'Sacred Egyptian Bean', 'The Dragon Arum' and 'Agave, or American Aloe', various artists and engravers including Reinagle, Henderson, Maddox, Stadler and Quilley, on wove, 240 x 180mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/8in)(I) (8)
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Dr Robert Thornton (Publisher) (London 1768-1837)
Temple of Flora
Aquatints with hand colouring, from the Quarto edition of 1812, including: 'Quadrangular Passion Flower', 'Narrow-leaved Kalmia', 'Indian Reed', 'Blue Egyptian Waterlily', 'Artichoke Protea', 'Sacred Egyptian Bean', 'The Dragon Arum' and 'Agave, or American Aloe', various artists and engravers including Reinagle, Henderson, Maddox, Stadler and Quilley, on wove, 240 x 180mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/8in)(I) (8)
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