The Old Print Shop

a. Salvia variegato ex luteo et viridi. b. Salvia variegato purpureo et viridi. c. Salvia minor non auriculato. d. Salvia incana flore albo modoro. e. Salvia fatua flore luteo. N. 880.

  • 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 3/4" (370 x 246 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.