Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 377

"N. 547",

Subject: Botanical

Period: 1737-45 (published)

Publication: Phytanthoza Iconographia

Color: Hand Color

8.2 x 12.7 inches
20.8 x 32.3 cm

Hand-colored mezzotint of five varieties of the Glaux and Glyzyrrluza family with red and pick flowers. Johann Weinman was a rich pharmacist and his work was one of the large botanical illustration projects of the 18th century, comprising four volumes and 1,026 plates identifying over 4,000 plants.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $40

Closed on 6/14/2000