THE CHINA LIMODORON.

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Dr. Robert John Thornton

Artist's Biography

The China Limodoron.

Aquatint stipple and line engraving, printed in color and finished by hand, 1802.
Image size 17 3/16 x 13 5/8" (43.6 x 34.6 cm).
Overall good condition. Very subtle spotting in sky and mountain area. There is also a very subtle mat line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 43861
Price: $4,500.00
Publisher : London, Published by Dr. Thornton, Feb.y 1st, 1802.
Engraved by Landseer after the painting by Henderson. One state only. From "The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." This publication had a total of thirty-one plates. They are among the most important (and most beautiful) botanical prints ever published. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Dr. Robert John Thornton

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