a. Aster angustifoilus albo spicato. b. Aster autumnalis purpurante flore. N. 195.
Copper engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1736-45.
Average platemark 12 3/4 x 8" (325 x 203 mm).
Good condition with original color save for minor foxing. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 49218
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. 18th-19th Century Subjects, Natural History - Botanicals, Johann Weinmann