Study of a red catchfly (Lychnis hirsuta)

Artist: Herman Saftleven II (Dutch, Rotterdam 1609–1685 Utrecht)
Date: 1680
Medium: Watercolor, gum arabic, silver gouache (?), over a sketch in black chalk
Dimensions: sheet: 7 13/16 x 6 3/16 in. (19.9 x 15.7 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.46

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