a. Adonis Lutea hellebori radice. b. Adonis lutea medio nigricante. c. Adonis Sylvestris flore luteo. d. Adonis flore carneo. e. Ageratum officin. f. Ageratum Africanum N. 28.
Engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1737-45.
Paper size 15 1/2 x 9 1/2" (393 x 240 mm).
Good condition and color. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 71291
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