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Rosa Gallica. L. Tab.403.

  • ARTIST: Joseph Jakob Plenck

  • PUBLISHER: Published Vienna.

  • MEDIUM: Copper engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1788-1803.

  • EDITION SIZE: Platemark 13 3/4 x 8 7/8" (349 x 228mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From Plenck's scarce "Icones Plantarum Medicinalium Secundum Systema Linnaei Digestarum." This work was devoted to the medicinal properties of native European plants. Many had never been illustrated before. The engravings have a freshness and simplicity that charms collectors today.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne 225. Nissen 1536.