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Rumex Acutus. Tab. 290. [Clustered Docks]

  • ARTIST: Joseph Jakob Plenck

  • PUBLISHER: Published Vienna.

  • MEDIUM: Copper engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1788-1803.

  • EDITION SIZE: Sheet size 18 1/4 x 12 3/4" (465 x 323 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From Plenck's scarce "Icones Plantarum Medicinalium Secundum Systema Linnaei Digestarum." This work was devoted to the medicinal properties of native European plants. Many had never been illustrated before. The engravings have a freshness and simplicity that charms collectors today.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • CONDITION: Good condition. Original hand coloring.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne 225. Nissen 1536.