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Anona fructu lutescente laevi, scrotum Arietis referente, T. 85. [Paw-Paw]

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1743.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 20 1/4 x 14 1/8" (514 x 358 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Catesby, published in London 1731-1743 (first edition), 1751-1755 (second edition), 1771-1775 (third edition) c.1800 (fourth edition). This particular impression is from the first edition. <br><br> This engraving depicts the fruit of the pawpaw tree, otherwise known as asimina triloba.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.