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Christoph Trew & Dionysius Ehret
TREW / EHRET: Group of Three Engraved Botanical Plates Illustrating Fruit

1750

$9,558.60

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3 hand-coloured copper engraved botanicals from Trew’s Plantae Selectae, published Nuremberg, 1750-1773. Papaya fructu oblongo, Musae fructu longiori and Musae fructu breviori. Fine images from Trew's 'Plantae Selectae', one of the greatest of all eighteenth-century botanical books, drawn by the greatest of eighteenth-century botanical artists, George Dionysius Ehret. Linnaeus, wrote to Trew, in Latin, that "The miracles of our century in the natural sciences are your work of Ehret's plants...nothing to equal them was seen in the past or will be in the future".

Details

  • Artist
    Christoph Trew & Dionysius Ehret
  • Creation Year
    1750
  • Dimensions
    Height: 61 in. (154.94 cm)Width: 45.5 in. (115.57 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
    1750-1759
  • Condition
    Framed and glazed. Overall dimensions: 61.5 x 45.5 cm.
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 982561stDibs: LU141926766982

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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