Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection at the Hunt Institute

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Accession Number: 6331.1969
Artist Name: SESSÉ & MOCIÑO: possibly by Echeverría y Godoy, Atanasio
Life Span: (fl.1787–1803)
Gender: Male
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Credit: The Torner Collection of Sessé and Mociño Biological Illustrations, Courtesy of Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Title: ''Chelidonium multifidium''

Eschscholzia californica Chamisso subsp. californica, Papaveraceae

Medium: watercolor
Support: paper
Dimensions (cm): 35 x 24
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Notes: ''Notka.'' From Nootka folder. On sketch paper. "The original was presumably painted by Echeverría somewhere near the coast of California, in the course of Mociño's expedition to Nutka in 1792." according to Rogers McVaugh, Botanical Results of the Sessé & Mociño Expedition (1787–1803): VII. A Guide to Relevant Scientific Names of Plants (Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, 2000, p. 427.
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