A. MYRTUS COMMUNIS ITALICA MEURTE. B. MYRTUS BUXIFOLIA. C. MYRTUS LAURIFOLIA. D. MYRTUS MINOR VULGARIS, PETIT MEURTE. E. MYRTUS MINOR FOLIIS ARGENEIS PICTIS. F. MYRTUS MINOR FOLIIS AUREIS PICTIS. NO. 745.

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Johann Weinmann


a. Myrtus communis Italica Meurte. b. Myrtus buxifolia. c. Myrtus laurifolia. d. Myrtus minor vulgaris, petit Meurte. e. Myrtus minor foliis argeneis pictis. f. Myrtus minor foliis aureis pictis. No. 745.

Engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1736-45.
Average platemark 12 3/4 x 8" (325 x 203 mm).
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 61128
Price: $275.00
Publisher : Published Amsterdam and Ratisbon.
From Johann Wilhelm Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia. This beautiful work provides a nearly complete record of the flowers, fruits and vegetables cultivated in the early 18th century. The plates are among the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Johann Weinmann

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