C1832

Spathodea stipulata

Artist:

Gorachand

Very rare large botanical from Nathaniel Wallich’s, Plantae Asiaticae Rariores. Common name: khae hua mu or khae pa (Thai), Xi nan mao wei mu (Chinese)Modern binomial name: Markhamia stipulata Distribution: Southeast Asia Wallich’s series, Plantae Asiaticae Rariores was issued in 1830–1832. Wallich used for the first … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Spathodea stipulata

Date:

C1832

Artist:

Gorachand

Engraver:

M.Gauci 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

340mm 
x 460mm

Paper Size: 

355mm 
x 535mm
AUTHENTICITY
Spathodea stipulata - Antique Print from 1832

Genuine antique
dated:

1832

Description:

Very rare large botanical from Nathaniel Wallich’s, Plantae Asiaticae Rariores.

Common name: khae hua mu or khae pa (Thai), Xi nan mao wei mu (Chinese)
Modern binomial name: Markhamia stipulata 
Distribution: Southeast Asia

Wallich’s series, Plantae Asiaticae Rariores was issued in 1830–1832. Wallich used for the first time Indian artists for the original paintings. These talented artists were, Vishnupersaud and Gorachand. Vishnupersaud’s skill was legendary and Wilfrid Blunt included one of his watercolours in his book The Art of Botanical Illustration as displaying great craftsmanship. 

Wallich had wrote, “The present Work consists of a selection of plants made chiefly from a series of 1200 drawings, executed under my direction by Native Artists. He also unusually named , John Clark as the colourist who hand coloured the lithographs.

Biography:

Nathaniel Wallich ( 1786-1854)

Wallich was the director of the Calcutta Botanic Gardens for over 30 years. He trained native plant collectors and sent them into parts of the Himalayas which were closed to Europeans.  In doing so many hardy plants were introduced into England and are now grown in many gardens. He also trained native artists to make botanical drawings and one of these was Vishnu Prasadva who accompanied him on many journeys. “These Indian draughtsman’s images are so vivid and vigorous that they make most other botanical series look insipid by comparison”. Wilfred Hunt.

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