I. Meliltotus Germanica flore luteo II. Calega Flore cinereo III. Calega flore albo
I. Meliltotus Germanica flore luteo II. Calega Flore cinereo III. Calega flore albo I. Meliltotus Germanica flore luteo II. Calega Flore cinereo III. Calega flore albo


Title:
I. Meliltotus Germanica flore luteo II. Calega Flore cinereo III. Calega flore albo
Date:
C1713
Artist:
Basil Besler (1561-1629)
Image Size:
490mm x 400mm (19.29" x 15.75")
Condition:
In good condition
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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$A 1,750
Stock Number:
HEYST 273 BESL (NPGD) (LF026)
Description:

Spectacular engraving of Yellow Sweet Clover 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: Yellow sweet clover, Yellow melilot, Ribbed melilot
Binomial name : Melilotus officinalis

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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