Scolymocephalus Africanus N. 900




Image Size: 13 x 8.25
Actual Size: 15.50 x 9.50
Medium: Mezzotint Engraving with Some Hand Coloring


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“Scolymocephalus Africanus N. 900” a mezzotint engraving with some hand coloring is 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. This original print is in very good condition.