Artist Burke, English
Artist Lewis, English
Publisher Dr. Robert John Thornton, 1768-1837
  • The Sacred Egyptian Bean
Date 1804
Medium Color aquatint and stipple with hand coloring on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 18 1/8 × 15 inches (46 × 38.1 cm)
Sheet (trimmed): 21 3/4 × 16 7/8 inches (55.2 × 42.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Gilbert Hudson
Accession Number F1985.17
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Henderson. pinxt.
Inscribed, lower center: The Sacred Egyptian Bean | London, Published Decr. 1, 1804, by Dr. Thornton.
Inscribed, lower right: Burke & Lewis sculpt.
Joseph L. Hudson, Sr.
Gilbert Hudson;
1985-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dunthorne, Gordon. Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and 19th Centuries. Washington, D. C., 1938, p. 125 (ill.), p. 251.