A. HYANCINTHUS ORIENTALIS FLORE ATRO PURPUREO... N. 586.

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Johann Weinmann


a. Hyancinthus Orientalis flore atro purpureo... N. 586.

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.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 87380
Price: $585.00
Publisher : Published in Ratisbon, Germany.
Four types of hyacinths are shown. 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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