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Carduus, albis maculis notatus, vulgaris.

  • ARTIST: Georgium Knorr

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Nuremberg.

  • MEDIUM: Etching and engraving, colored by hand,

    DATE: 1750.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 15 3/4 x 10 1/8" (40 x 25.9 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Thesaurus Rei Herbariae Hortensisque Universalis." Titles in Latin and German. <br><br> Carduus is a genus of flowering plants better known as a thistle. Specifically, this engraving depicts Silybum marianum, the milk thistle, and is native to much of Europe, Africa, India and Central Asia.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.