The mid-17th to mid-18th centuries saw the Golden Age of scientific illustration. In this age of curiosity, exploration, and experiment, the artist complimented the scientific process. Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770) was one of the most talented artists of this era. This image shows a Magnolia from Ehret's Plantae Selectae of 1772. Magnolias were a favourite of Ehret and he was said to have taken a daily walk to watch the progress of Magnolia grandiflora. Hand-coloured engraving:50cm x…
1845 Lemaire, Van Houtte Flore des Serres, 1st Edition Antique Botanical Prints
Antique prints from 1845 Lemaire, Van Houtte Flore des Serres, 1st Edition Antique Botanical Prints
Colour-printed, hand-finished stipple engraving entitled Magnolia Soulangiana. From P. J. Redouté's Choix des plus belles fleurs.
Pivoine : Paeonia officinalis
Colour-printed, hand-finished stipple engraving entitled Pivoine : Paeonia officinalis. From P. J. Redouté's Choix des plus belles fleurs.
1887 Antique Botanical Print Arum Lily Flower Lithograph | Etsy
Beautiful antique botanical of the Arum Lily, 1887. Taken from Familiar Garden Flowers. Unlike the other prints from this volume, this print as a pearl gray background, as do the other three listed with it, so they would all match nicely. Print will come with original text describing the flower. ** Please read our About Page for details regarding our new Custom Matting offer. Click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AntiquePrintGallery/about . This information can also be found under…
Azalea Indicus taken from Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe (1862-1865). Louis van Houtte (1810–1876) Scan of original book from Botanicus. Wikimedia