Wonderful early buttercup nature print
Kniphof, J. H.
Botanica in originali seu herbarium. Plate not numbered. Ranunculus.
Item ID 72332
Halle, Trampe, 1757-1764. Folio-size loose nature printing (35.5 x 22.5 cm). Well preserved nature printing with additional hand-colouring and printed caption.
A rare, early example of nature printing, showing the leaves and flowers of a mountain buttercup from Central Europe. This print in very good condition. Some marginal fraying and mostly marginal, lights spotting; a small but slightly larger reddish smudge in the top right outer margin. Five tiny holes on left hand side. No creases or dents present. Fischer, Zweihundert Jahre Naturselbstdruck, 7; Stafleu and Cowan, 3763.