The Old Print Shop

a. Xylosteum Italicum. b. Xylosteum virginianum folüs crispis variegatis. c. Xylosteum vel Perclymenum rectum. d. Yucca Americana filamentosa. N. 1022.

  • 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 9/16 x 9 3/8" (370 x 237 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 save for a stain in the lower left corner.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne 327.