BANANA. 1. MUSA, DUDAIM, PARADIS-FEIGEN. NO. 227.

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Johann Weinmann


Banana. 1. Musa, Dudaim, Paradis-Feigen. No. 227.

Copper engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1736-45.
Platemark 12 3/4 x 16 1/2" (325 x 420 mm).
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 65683
Price: $550.00
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. This banana plate is one of the few large, folding plates from the work. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Other Fruits and Vegetables

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