The Old Print Shop

a. Cynoglossum Creticum Angustifolium. b. Cynoglossum Montanu Maximum. c. Cynoglossum Vulgare, Langue des Chiens. N. 454.

  • ARTIST: Johann Weinmann

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Ratisbon, Germany.

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

    DATE: 1737-45.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 14 5/8 x 9 1/2" (370 x 240 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Borage Family. 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 save for minro foxing on right edge.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne 327.