March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


1603

Dr. Robert John Thornton

(British, 1768-1837)

Two plates from The Temple of Flora, 1799-1810: The American Cowslip, 1801, large folio, plate 17-3/8 x 13-7/8 in. page 21-3/4 x 17-1/2 in.; The American Cowslip, 1812, quarto, 9-1/4 x 7-1/8 in.,  aquatint, mezzotiont and stipple engravings with hand-coloring on wove paper; modern frames, largest 31 x 26 in.

Provenance:Lantern Gallery, Bath, UK (accompanied by original receipt); Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia

Condition:

large folio taped to verso of mat with archival tape, toning, paper tape residue at top edge verso, pencil inscriptions verso, mildew spotting; quarto with foxing, not examined out of frame; frames with abrasions

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,160
03/23/2019

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