(Linz 1811 - Linz 1872)
Faintly signed with the artist’s initials L.Z. in pencil at the lower right.
Numbered 31.486/6 in pencil at the lower left.
Inscribed, signed and dated Agu. Pudie.(?) v. Leop. Zinnögger Linz / mai 1850 on the verso.
273 x 231 mm. (10 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.)
The particular type of parrot tulip depicted here would seem to be either a ‘Markgraaf van Baden’, first introduced in 1750 and one of the most celebrated of all tulips, or a ‘Cafe Brun’ tulip, dating from 1840; both cultivars are a deep yellow, patterned with scarlet.