I. Ageratum II. Coniza palustris III. Coniza minor
I. Ageratum II. Coniza palustris III. Coniza minor I. Ageratum II. Coniza palustris III. Coniza minor


Title:
I. Ageratum II. Coniza palustris III. Coniza minor
Date:
C1713
Artist:
Basil Besler (1561-1629)
Image Size:
500mm x 410mm (19.69" x 16.14")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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$A 1,750
Stock Number:
HEYST 211 BESL (NPGD) (LF026)
Description:

Spectacular engraving of Nodding beggarticks one of the sunflower family from Basil Besler's Hortus Eystettensis, the greatest florilegium ever made which recorded all the plants in their actual size which were in the botanical garden developed by the Prince Bishop of Eichstatt in Bavaria. 

Common name: Nodding beggarticks or Nodding bur-marigold
Binomial name : Bidens cernua 

Biography:

Basil Besler (1561-1629)

A Nuremburg apothecary in charge of Prince Bishop of Eicstatt’s elaborate gardens. Over a period of sixteen years Besler undertook his monumental florilegia, documenting more than one thousand flowers. Each plate is beautifully designed with the plants depicted whole and life size. The most delightfully drawn and visually impressive botanical illustrations of all time.

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