A pair of foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole

A pair of foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole
A pair of foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole A pair of foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole A pair of foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole
Offered by: W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
Dealer reference: 10859

Description

A pair of foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole. A monthly horticultural review introducing the most notable plants and flowers; both prize winning specimens and newly discovered plants from the far reaches of the globe, brought forth to Europe for taxonomy and cultivation, especially showy-leaved plants and Orchids. Illustrations were by A.Goossens, chromolithograph by P.de Pannemaeker making it a colour fast expensive form of printing. Published between 1860-90 chromo by P.de Pannemaeker after Goossens for ‘L’illustration Horticole’. Pannemaeker was one of the leading artists of this time when Ghent became the horticultural centre of Europe.

Circa: 1875

H:19.25” 49cms, W: 15.5” 39.5cms, D: 0.75” 2cms.

Height: 19.25inch (48.90 cm)
Width: 15.50inch (39.37 cm)
Depth: 0.75inch (1.91 cm)

Condition

Good. Marks and wear consistent with age and use. Full condition report available upon request.

Date

Circa 1875

Price

£400.00

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