10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Botanical Prints, Eight Hand-colored Engravings.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM


Botanical Prints, Eight Hand-colored Engravings. Including: two plates of tulips from Crispin van de Pass's (1589-1670) Hortus Floridus, [c. 1614-1617], plates 30 and 50; two engravings of daffodils from Michael Valentini's Viridarium Reformatum, [c. 1719] plate CLXVI, with four narcissus depicted, and plate CLXVIII, showing six others; two iris engravings from the same work, plates CLXXXVIII and CXCII; and two plates from Johann Wilhelm Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia, [c. 1740], of poppies, plate numbers 793 and 796; all engravings hand-colored, matted and framed, sizes vary. (8)
Estimate $400-600

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Crispin van de, Michael Valentini