Auction 122, Lot 831

"[Lot of 14 - Flowers]", Pratt, Anne

Subject: Botanicals

Period: 1880 (circa)

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Color: Printed Color

Size:
5 x 8 inches
12.7 x 20.3 cm

A colorful group of fourteen chromolithographed botanical plates. This group covers a variety of flower types with most plates featuring several similar varieties. One of the most successful female botanical artists of her time, Anne Pratt wrote and illustrated twenty books on botany aimed primarily at a popular audience. Some of the flowers included are Lady slipper orchid, Nightshade, Borage, Elderflower, Clover, and Mistletoe.

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Condition: A

Nice examples with a couple of minor spots.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007

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