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Camellia panache. Camellia japonica.

  • ARTIST: Pierre-Joseph Redoute

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Paris by Ernest Panckocke.

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

    DATE: 1827

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 13 1/4 x 9 1/2" (33.5 x 24.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A beautiful plate from Redoute's , 'Choix Des Plus Belles Fleurs.' Or, Choice of the most beautiful flowers. Stipple engraving printed in color and finished by hand. Engraved by Langlois.<br><br> Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759 – 1840). Painter and botanist from Belgium. Best remembered for his watercolors of roses, lilies and other flowers. Many of were published as large, color printed engravings. He was nicknamed "the Raphael of flowers" and is often referred to as the greatest botanical illustrator of all time.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: needs rest