"They nod to me and I to them"

Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–1892) Artist
c. 1840 Date:
Ink on paper laid on card Medium
6 5/8 H x 7 3/4 W (drawing); 12 H x 14 15/16 W (card) Dimensions
Inscribed in ink at bottom: "The greatest delight which the fields and woods minister,/is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and/the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They/nod to me and I to them." Nature. p. 13.
Inscription
Gift of Lewis Greenleaf, Jr. Credit
2006.58.16 Accession number
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