1797 Antique Fern Print Botanical Illustration Natural History Wall Art Home Decor

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Item details

Vintage from the 18th century

Materials

papier ancien fait main, encre noire

Dimensions

Height: 22 Centimeters; Width: 14 Centimeters

Manihot esculenta (commonly called cassava ( yuca, manioc,[2] "mandioca" and Brazilian arrowroot) is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. It is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates.

AUTHENTIC FINE COPPER ENGRAVING from the 1700s.
Taken from "Eléments de botanique - Méthode pour comprendre les plantes",
Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708), french botanist explorer, a botany classification expert.

Drawned by Claude Aubriet, the painter of the Jardin du Roi.

Printed in 1797 at Pierre Bernuset, Lyon, from the original copper plaques of the first latine edition (1700-1703).

Dimension approx :
22 cm x 14 cm / 8.66 x 5.50 inches.

Condition :
Very good condition.
Printed on good ivory handmade paper.
Reverse side is blank.

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Manihot esculenta (commonly called cassava ( yuca, manioc,[2] "mandioca" and Brazilian arrowroot) is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. It is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates.

AUTHENTIC FINE COPPER ENGRAVING from the 1700s.
Taken from "Eléments de botanique - Méthode pour comprendre les plantes",
Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708), french botanist explorer, a botany classification expert.

Drawned by Claude Aubriet, the painter of the Jardin du Roi.

Printed in 1797 at Pierre Bernuset, Lyon, from the original copper plaques of the first latine edition (1700-1703).

Dimension approx :
22 cm x 14 cm / 8.66 x 5.50 inches.

Condition :
Very good condition.
Printed on good ivory handmade paper.
Reverse side is blank.

More fruit print ;
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For more botanical prints ;
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