C1713

I. Srtrich nodendron. II. Linaria Styriaca.

Spectacular engraving of ?????? from Basil Besler’s Hortus Eystettensis, the greatest florilegium ever made and which recorded all the plants in their actual size that were in the botanical garden developed by the Prince Bishop of Eichstatt in Bavaria.

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Full Title:

I. Srtrich nodendron. II. Linaria Styriaca.

Date:

C1713

Condition:

LK

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

410mm 
x 500mm

Paper Size: 

445mm 
x 552mm
AUTHENTICITY
I. Srtrich nodendron. II. Linaria Styriaca. - Antique Print from 1713

Genuine antique
dated:

1713

Description:

Spectacular engraving of ?????? from Basil Besler’s Hortus Eystettensis, the greatest florilegium ever made and which recorded all the plants in their actual size that were in the botanical garden developed by the Prince Bishop of Eichstatt in Bavaria.

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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