The Old Print Shop

Pl. 62 (botanical).

  • ARTIST: Pierre Joseph Buchoz

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Pierre Joseph Buchoz, Paris.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1776.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 x 7 3/4" (28 x 19.8 cm) including yellow border.

  • DESCRIPTION: From Buchoz' "Collection Precieuse et Enluminee des Fleurs les Plus Belles et les Plus Curieuses". This work was the first European one to make considerable use of Chinese designs and plants by native artists. The plates are distinguished by their yellow borders and, often, insects or butterflies beside the plant.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.

  • REFERENCE: Dunthorne #59.