The Old Print Shop

a. Pistacia seu Terebinthus Indica Pistache. b. Pistacia sylvestris seu Staphylodendron Nez coupez. N. 816. [Pistachio].

  • 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 save for a single stain mark and a soft abrasion mark in image.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne 327.