WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm. EHRET, George.
Tagetes seu Caryophillus Mexicanus medius flore luteo multiplicato.
One of a stunning collection of tulips, poppies, lilies sunflowers and vines 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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Size: 330 X 212 mm Mezzotint & line engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Fine condition.