I. Xylosteon alterum Dodonei.II. Xylostium floribus albi III. Oxyacantha
I. Xylosteon alterum Dodonei.II. Xylostium floribus albi III. Oxyacantha I. Xylosteon alterum Dodonei.II. Xylostium floribus albi III. Oxyacantha


Title:
I. Xylosteon alterum Dodonei.II. Xylostium floribus albi III. Oxyacantha
Date:
C1713
Artist:
Basil Besler (1561-1629)
Engraver:
Xylosteon alterum Dodonei/ Xylostium floribus albis/ Oxyacantha
Image Size:
480mm x 400mm (18.9" x 15.75")
Sheet Size:
590mm x 445mm (23.23" x 17.52")
Condition:
Light water stain at top sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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Stock Number:
HEYST 009 BESL (NGPD) (LF026)
Description:

Spectacular engraving of honey suckles 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. 

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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