The mid-17th to mid-18th centuries saw the Golden Age of scientific illustration. In this age of curiosity, exploration, and experiment, the artist complimented the scientific process. Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770) was one of the most talented artists of this era. This image shows a Magnolia from Ehret's Plantae Selectae of 1772. Magnolias were a favourite of Ehret and he was said to have taken a daily walk to watch the progress of Magnolia grandiflora. Hand-coloured engraving:50cm x…
1845 Lemaire, Van Houtte Flore des Serres, 1st Edition Antique Botanical Prints
Antique prints from 1845 Lemaire, Van Houtte Flore des Serres, 1st Edition Antique Botanical Prints
Colour-printed, hand-finished stipple engraving entitled Magnolia Soulangiana. From P. J. Redouté's Choix des plus belles fleurs.
Pivoine : Paeonia officinalis
Colour-printed, hand-finished stipple engraving entitled Pivoine : Paeonia officinalis. From P. J. Redouté's Choix des plus belles fleurs.
Native Irish Elder / Elderberry... Sambucus nigra .. An Trom
Sambucus nigra also known as Elder flower, seen on the John Muir Way, early July
1887 Antique Botanical Print Arum Lily Flower Lithograph | Etsy
Beautiful antique botanical of the Arum Lily, 1887. Taken from Familiar Garden Flowers. Unlike the other prints from this volume, this print as a pearl gray background, as do the other three listed with it, so they would all match nicely. Print will come with original text describing the flower.
Magnolia liliiflora Desr. | Magnolia purpurea Curtis
Magnolia liliiflora Desr. [as Magnolia purpurea Curtis] Morris, R., Flora conspicua, t. 50 (1826) [W. Clark]
Azalea Indicus taken from Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe (1862-1865). Louis van Houtte (1810–1876) Scan of original book from Botanicus. Wikimedia