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A Set of Three engraved botanical plates

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin Germany
Period 18th Century
Materials Set of three hand-coloured copper engraved botanicals. Framed and glazed.
W. 17.83 in; H. 23.9 in;
W. 45.3 cm; H. 60.7 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1750-1773
Description Fine images from Trew's 'Plantae Selectae', one of the greatest of all eighteenth-century botanical books, drawn by the greatest of eighteenth-century botanical artists, George Dionysius Ehret. Linnaeus, wrote to Trew, in Latin, that "The miracles of our century in the natural sciences are your work of Ehret's plants...nothing to equal them was seen in the past or will be in the future".

Set of three hand-coloured copper engraved botanicals: Papaya fructu oblongo, Musae fructu longiori and Musae fructu breviori, from Trew’s Plantae Selectae. Framed and glazed.
Styles / Movements Other , Realism
Dealer Reference Number 98256
Incollect Reference Number 270633
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