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


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


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
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