Auction 148, Lot 773

"[Lot of 8 - Fruit]",

Subject: Prints - Botanical

Period: 1880 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

5.43 x 8.6 inches
13.8 x 21.8 cm

This lovely lot contains 8 chromolithographs of various types of fruit, including cherries, pears, grapes, and apples. The prints were created by Pieter de Pannemaeker, a botanical painter and lithographer who created thousands of illustrations for botanical books and periodicals. Size varies slightly. This lot includes:

A. Kerse Leopold II.
B. Peer Sanguinole.
C. Druif Chasselas Rose.
D. Calebasse de Tirlemont [Calebasse Pierre].
E. Druif Chasselas de Tournai.
F. Beurre St-Francois.
G. Beurre Chaboceau.
H. Appel Prinses Maria.


Condition: B+

Bold original color with light soiling on a few, and narrow margins as issued. The <i>Beurre St-Francois<i> has raised scribble-impressions all over the sheet, as though someone has scribbled on the verso of the sheet, although there are no pencil or ink margins on the sheet.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/19/2014