C1613

I. Flammula Recta. II. Clematis peregrina purpurea flore pleno. III. Clematis peregrina incarnata plena

Spectacular engraving of Clematis’s 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.   Clematis recta, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

I. Flammula Recta. II. Clematis peregrina purpurea flore pleno. III. Clematis peregrina incarnata plena

Date:

C1613

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

400mm 
x 480mm

Paper Size: 

445mm 
x 570mm
AUTHENTICITY
I. Flammula Recta. II. Clematis peregrina purpurea flore pleno. III. Clematis peregrina incarnata plena - Antique Print from 1613

Genuine antique
dated:

1613

Description:

Spectacular engraving of Clematis’s 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.   Clematis recta, the erect clematis 
II.  Clematis Purpurea Plena Elegans
III. Clematis

Basil Besler (1561 - 1628)

Besler was 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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