Peter Brown, 'Granadilla

Peter Brown, 'Granadilla

Peter Brown (active about 1758-99)
'Granadilla, Passiflora quadrangularis'
Gouache on vellum
Museum no. D.2-1893

Peter Brown was Botanical Painter to George, Prince of Wales (the future King George IV). This granadilla flower, a type of passionflower native to South America, was very possibly studied at Kew: the Royal Botanic Gardens established by George's grandmother, Princess Augusta, in 1759.

 

This print can be found in Print Room Box DP1.