A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole.

A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole.
A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole. A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole. A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole. A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole. A set of four foliage botanical engravings from L’illustration Horticole.
Offered by: W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
Dealer reference: 10856

Description

A set of four 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.

Framed in a hand gilded and painted frame with wash line mounts and marbled borders.

H: 21”, 53.5cms, W: 17.5”, 45.5cms, D: 1.5”, 4cms.

Circa: 1875



Height: 21.00inch (53.34 cm)
Width: 17.50inch (44.45 cm)
Depth: 1.50inch (3.81 cm)

Condition

excellent. Full condition report available upon request.

Date

Circa 1875

Price

£800.00

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