Columbines Pl.162 original mezzotint by J.W. Weinmann




Actual Size: 14.50" x 9.50" ( 37cm x 24cm
Medium: Mezzotint Engraving with Some Hand Coloring


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“Columbines Pl. 162” A Weinmann, Johann, Wilhelm Mezzotint Engraving With Some Hand Coloring
From Johan Wilhelm Weinmann’s ( 1683-1741 ) Phytanthoza Iconographia, a comprehensive scientific eight volume set with 1,026 plates and are amongst the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate. These extremely beautiful images include plants, trees, fruits, herbs and vegetables. Weinmann, a highly successful pharmacist and botanist, commissioned a variety of artists to illustrate his collection. They are all in very good condition. The size includes a display mat.