Johann Weinmann Framed Engraving,, #645(131 views)
Description: Johann Weinmann Framed Engraving, Levcopum minus fruticans - Levcopan luteum repens, #645, Johann Jakob Haid, Circa 1740 The botanical engraving is within a red lacquer frame highlighted in gold with lattice and flowers and a gold leaf to each corner. Provenance: The Piere Hotel Room 901 (old label) Reference: (http://www.bergbook.com/htdocs/Cache819.htm) Original copper-engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand. Published 1734-45 in Regensburg in the great botanical work Phytanthoza Iconographia. This was for the first time, that this technique of colour-printing was used highly successful on the continent in a botanical series. Originally this technique was founded by Taylor in Great Britain. Among the artists in this enormous botanical series were Ehret, Haid and Seutter from Augsburg working.
Condition Report: Excellent
Provenance: The Piere Hotel Room 901 (old label).
Dimensions: 17 1/4 inches high x 13 inches x 3/4 inches deep.
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