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Weinmann botanical engraving Ephemerum Virginiam Flore Purpureo. c1740

Weinmann botanical engraving Ephemerum Virginiam Flore Purpureo. c1740

by Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm

Rare Weinmann antique engraving of Ephernerum Virginianu Flore Purpureo circa 1740.

Original copperplate engraving with etched outline and mezzotint interior tones by Johann-Jacob Haid (1704-1767). One of the earliest examples of colour-printing with watercolour from a single plate (hand-finished). Published between 1737-1745 for Phytanthoza Iconographia by Regensburg apothecary Johann Willhelm Weinmann (1683-1741).

Size of page 15 x 9 inches or 38 x 23cm.

Stock Number: apBotPrice: $220.00

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