BUCHOZ, Pierre Joseph.
Theobroma Cacao. Linn. Le Cacotier.
This attractive copper engraving is from Buchoz’s ‘Le Jardin d’Eden, le paradis terrestre renouvelle dans le Jardin de la Reine a Trianon ou collection des plantes plus rares, qui se trouvent dans le deux Hemispheres.’ Buchoz or Buc’hoz (1731-1807) was born in Metz. At the age of 28, he was appointed physician to the King of Poland, but left his post to pursue his interest in botany.
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Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Size: 205 330 mm. Mounted: 375 495 mm.