C1831

Erica carnea

Artist:

Margaret Roscoe (1786 - 1840)

Superb botanical engraving from an early edition of Margaret Roscoe’s Floral Illustrations of the Seasons, with much finer hand colouring than the later issues.

$A 75

S/N: FIOT-051A-BOT-OS–225612
(C081)
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Full Title:

Erica carnea

Date:

C1831

Artist:

Margaret Roscoe (1786 - 1840)

Engraver:

Robert Havell 
(1769 – 
1832)

Condition:

A few minor scuff marks otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Original aquatint with fine strong original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
Erica carnea - Antique Print from 1831

Genuine antique
dated:

1831

Description:

Superb botanical engraving from an early edition of Margaret Roscoe’s Floral Illustrations of the Seasons, with much finer hand colouring than the later issues.

Biography:

Margaret Roscoe (1786-1840)

Botanical artist best known under her maiden name of Lace. Robert Havell’s exquisite aquatints demonstrate his mastery as a natural history illustrator. 

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