WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm. EHRET, George.
Vitis Vinifera, vin Blanc.
Beautiful print of white grapes, with leaf on a vine. One of a stunning collection of tulips, poppies, lilies, vines and sunflowers from Weinmann’s Phytanthoza Iconographia. This series was printed in colour and hand finished, and is one of the earliest examples of colour printing. It is also the first published collection to include the work of George Ehret, one of the most important botanical artists of the 18th century.
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Mezzotint & line engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Fine condition Size: 23 x 34 cm. (9 x 13 inches). Mounted size: 39.5 x 52.5cm.