BETA RUBRA VULGARIS, POIREE ROUGE. N. 241. [BEET].

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Johann Weinmann


Beta rubra vulgaris, Poiree rouge. N. 241. [Beet].

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.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 49227
Price: $285.00
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 , Other Fruits and Vegetables

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