The Old Print Shop

a. Onobrychis Saint foin. b. Ophioglossum manis rotundifolium. c. Ophioglossum manis Longifolium. d. Ophioglossum bilingue medium. e. Ophioglossum trilingue medium. f. Ophioglossum minus. g. Opuntio major spinosissima. N. 765.

  • ARTIST: Johann Weinmann

  • PUBLISHER: Published Amsterdam and Ratisbon.

  • MEDIUM: Copper engraving printed in color and finished by hand,

    DATE: 1736-45.

  • EDITION SIZE: Platemark 12 7/8 x 8 1/4" (328 x 209 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.