I.Nerium seu Rhododenron flore albo II.Ocimum Indicumviride maiusfolys protubevantibus III.Ocimum minus angustifolium flore albo
I.Nerium seu Rhododenron flore albo II.Ocimum Indicumviride maiusfolys protubevantibus III.Ocimum minus angustifolium flore albo I.Nerium seu Rhododenron flore albo II.Ocimum Indicumviride maiusfolys protubevantibus III.Ocimum minus angustifolium flore albo


Title:
I.Nerium seu Rhododenron flore albo II.Ocimum Indicumviride maiusfolys protubevantibus III.Ocimum minus angustifolium flore albo
Date:
C1713
Artist:
Basil Besler (1561-1629)
Image Size:
500mm x 410mm (19.69" x 16.14")
Sheet Size:
540mm x 430mm (21.26" x 16.93")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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Stock Number:
HEYST 188 BESL (JIHYL) (LF026)
Description:

Spectacular engraving of Indian oleander 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. 

I. Common name: 
Indian oleander
   Binomial name : Nerium oleander

II. Common name: Basil  
    Binomial name :  

III. Common name: Small leaved Basil  
    Binomial name :  

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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