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Redoute botanical illustration. Chinese Primula. Primevere de Chine. Primula sinensis

Redoute botanical illustration. Chinese Primula. Primevere de Chine. Primula sinensis

by Redouté, Pierre Joseph

Pink Primulas.

Reproduction from a hand-coloured stipple engraving by Bessin after a painting by Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) for his "Choix des plus belles fleurs et des plus beaux fruits" (Choice of the most beautiful flowers and fruit) published in Paris between 1827 and 1830.

Redoute painted exquisite watercolours on vellum for his employer Napoleon's Empress Josephine to record the plants and flowers in her extensive gardens at Malmaison. 

Our scanner shows mainly the image. There is the usual considerable border. The full size of this print is 13 x 10 inches or 33 x 25cm.

Stock Number: dabR113Price: $22.00

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