The Old Print Shop

Hyacinthus. II. Koning van Groot Britanien.

  • ARTIST: Georg Dionysius Ehret

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Seligman and Wirsing, Nuremberg.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1750-86.

  • EDITION SIZE: Plate mark 14 3/8 x 9 1/8" (365 x 231 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by J. M. Seligmann. From Christopher Jakob Trew's "Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus." According to De Belder, this rare work is "the most sumptuous of the florilegia."


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.

  • REFERENCE: De Belder 362. Nissen 1995. Dunthorne 310.