a. Acetosa Pratensis.Saliette. b. Acetosa Hispanica foliis Longissimis.surelle N. 18.
Engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1737-45.
Paper size 14 9/16 x 9 1/2" (370 x 240 mm).
Good condition and color. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 71258
Publisher : Published in Ratisbon, Germany.
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