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Sumach Africana trifolia. N. 955.

  • ARTIST: Johann Weinmann

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Ratisbon, Germany

  • MEDIUM: Line and mezzotint engraving, printed in color and finished by hand.

    DATE: 1737-45.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 (39.4 x 24 cm)

  • 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: Very good condition.