European Furniture & Decorative Arts
Georg Eberhard Rumphius (German, 1627-1702)
Two Framed Botanical Prints from Herbarium Amboinense, 1743 edition, Table XLI and LXXVI. Unsigned, numbered in the plates, identified on photocopies of the title page from Herbarium Amboinense affixed to the frame backing papers. Hand-colored etchings, sight sizes 12 5/8 x 8 in. (32.0 x 20.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Subtle rippling, minor foxing and handling creases, not examined out of frames.
N.B. George Eberhard Rumphius is best known for his authorship of Herbarium Amboinense, published posthumously in 1741 (Rumpf, Georg E, and Johannes Burman. Herbarium Amboinense: 1. Amsterodamum u.a, 1741. Print). The work consisted of six large folio volumes presenting a catalogue of the plants of the island of Amboina in modern-day Indonesia.
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