C1808

Rhexia lepidota.

Artist:

Pierre-Antoine Poiteau (1766 - 1854)

Poiteau was a French botanical artist who studied under Gerard van Spaendonck and greatly influenced by Redoute. He was appointed head of the Royal tree nursery of Versailles and published a number of important botanical works. He is one of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Rhexia lepidota.

Date:

C1808

Artist:

Pierre-Antoine Poiteau (1766 - 1854)

Condition:

A few small spots, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured stipple engraving.

Image Size: 

280mm 
x 440mm
AUTHENTICITY
Rhexia lepidota. - Antique Print from 1808

Genuine antique
dated:

1808

Description:

Poiteau was a French botanical artist who studied under Gerard van Spaendonck and greatly influenced by Redoute. He was appointed head of the Royal tree nursery of Versailles and published a number of important botanical works. He is one of the great botanical illustrators of the C19th. From Alexander Humboldt’s, Monographie des Melastomac

Biography:

Poiteau was a French botanical artist who studied under Gerard van Spaendonck and greatly influenced by Redoute. He was appointed head of the Royal tree nursery of Versailles and published a number of important botanical works. He is one of the great botanical illustrators of the C19th. From Alexander Humboldt’s, Monographie des Melastomac

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