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a. Myrtus communis Italica Meurte. b. Myrtus buxifolia. c. Myrtus laurifolia. d. Myrtus minor vulgaris, petit Meurte. e. Myrtus minor foliis argeneis pictis. f. Myrtus minor foliis aureis pictis. No. 745.

  • ARTIST: Johann Weinmann

  • PUBLISHER: Published Amsterdam and Ratisbon.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving printed in color and finished by hand,

    DATE: 1736-45.

  • EDITION SIZE: Average platemark 12 3/4 x 8" (325 x 203 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne #327.