C1816

Boublon. [Hop]

Artist:

Pierre Jean François Turpin (1755 - 1840)

Very fine stipple engraving of the Hop,  Humulus lupulus. From one of the most important French medicinal herbal publications of the 19th century, Chaumeton, Flore Medicale   References, Nissen BBI 349; Plesch 131; Pritzel 1679.

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S/N: FMED-196-FRU–229471
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Full Title:

Boublon. [Hop]

Date:

C1816

Artist:

Pierre Jean François Turpin (1755 - 1840)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Stipple engraving printed in colour and with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

92mm 
x 155mm

Paper Size: 

120mm 
x 205mm
AUTHENTICITY
Boublon. [Hop] - Antique Print from 1816

Genuine antique
dated:

1816

Description:

Very fine stipple engraving of the Hop,  Humulus lupulus.

From one of the most important French medicinal herbal publications of the 19th century, Chaumeton, Flore Medicale  

References, Nissen BBI 349; Plesch 131; Pritzel 1679.

Biography:

Pierre Jean François Turpin (1755-1840)

Turpin is ranked among the greatest floral illustrators of the Napoleonic Era.

In 1794 he was stationed in Haiti as a member of the French Army. Here he met botanist Pierre Antoine Poiteau (1766-1854), through whom, Turpin learned botany. Turpin would have a working relationship with Poiteau throughout his career.  Through his collaboration with Poiteau and other naturalists, Turpin created some of the finest watercolors and illustrations of plants that are known to exist.

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