The Old Print Shop

a. Nasturtium aquaticum, Cresson. b. Nasturtium hortense Nasitorem. c. Nasturtium Cardamine dictum seu Myriophyllon Passerage sauvage. N. 751.

  • ARTIST: Johann Weinmann

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Ratisbon, Germany.

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

    DATE: 1737-45.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 15 1/4 x 9 1/2" (388 x 242 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.