Black- Currant.Paris: 1774 Stock Code: 73074
An attractive and impressive botanical print by the husband and wife collaboration of Nicolas and Genevieve Regnault, from their work entitled 'La Botanique Mise a la portee de tout le monde ou Collection des Plantes D'Usage...'. The work illustrates both helpful (medicinal)and decorative plants. Blunt says "Perhaps the most impressive French botanical work of the period". Black currant is a species of Ribes berry native to central and northern Europe and northern Asia, and is a perennial.
Size: 460 x 335 mm. Copperplate engraving with original hand colour.
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