A. CUCURBITA ANGULOSA AMARA. B. CUCURBITA MEDIO AROCEA MACULATA.... NO. 446.

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Johann Weinmann


a. Cucurbita angulosa amara. b. Cucurbita medio arocea maculata.... No. 446.

Copper engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1736-45.
Platemark 12 3/4 x 16 5/8" (325 x 422 mm).
Good condition and color save a little spotting in far right margin. Folded, as issued.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 65684
Price: $850.00
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 plate depicting various squashes 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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