Les Liliacées: Ornithogalum longibracteatum

Les Liliacées: Ornithogalum longibracteatum


Pierre-Joseph Redouté

(French, 1759-1840)

Stipple and line engraving, with hand coloring

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland in honor of Arnold M. Davis 1955.327

Catalogue raisonné: Beraldi Vol. XI. 178 ; Dunthorne 228.231



Although best known for Les Roses, perhaps Redouté’s most beautiful work is Les Liliacées, which is devoted to the lily family—plants that grow from bulbs, corms, or tubers.

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