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Musa sapienta (The Banana Moth, Pupa and Larva of Attacus wilsoni)


Priscilla Susan Bury


December 1839

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Musa sapienta (The Banana Moth, Pupa and Larva of Attacus wilsoni), Priscilla Susan Bury
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings | Watercolor
Size: 18 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. (47.63 x 31.12 cm) (image)20 3/16 x 14 1/16 in. (51.28 x 35.72 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature; Marks; Inscription; Title; Datesee Signedin pencil, LL recto: [P660]; in pencil, LR recto: [STxx]; LL recto: [Turbulls London Board]title, date, in ink, LR recto LL recto: [P.S. Bury December 1839] Watermark: <J. Whatman 1837>
Physical Description: Combined from Madame Merian & Plumier.Botanical name: Musa x paradisiaca.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Minnich CollectionThe Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 66.25.151
Artist: Priscilla Bury, British, 1799 - 1872
Role: Artist
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1799 - 1872
Added to Site: February 28, 2009