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Redoute botanical illustration Dianthus Caryophyllus. Pink Carnation

Redoute botanical illustration Dianthus Caryophyllus. Pink Carnation

by Redouté, Pierre Joseph

Carnation illustration, Dianthus Caryophyllus Redoute image.

Reproduction from a stipple engraving after a painting by “the Raphael of flowers” Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) for his Choix des plus belles fleurs et des plus beaux fruits (Choice of the most beautiful flowers & 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 lavish gardens at Malmaison.

The image is of the central part of the page. The page is the complete size of 13 x 10 inches or 33 x 25cm with no flaws.

Stock Number: daBot36Price: $20.00

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