Wonderful early botanical nature print of a gooseberry
Kniphof, J. H.
Botanica in originali seu herbarium. Plate 20 (written in pencil). Hyacinthus.
Item ID 73337
Halle, Trampe, 1757-1764. Folio-size loose nature printing (36.3 x 21.4 cm). Well-preserved nature printing with additional hand-colouring and printed caption. In passepartout.
A rare, early example of nature printing of a wild hyacinth ( Hyacinthus corollis). This print in good condition. Outer top and right margins somewhat soiled and with light fraying and a few tiny tears. Five tiny holes on left hand side, a few spots and a weak crase in the lower right side; otherwise very good. Fischer, Zweihundert Jahre Naturselbstdruck, 7; Stafleu and Cowan, 3763.