Antique Print-FRENCH ROSE-ROSA GALLICA L.-Godefroy-van Spaendonck-1799

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‘ROSE DE PROVINS, ROSA GALLICA L.’

– This print shows the Rose the Province, Rosa Gallica L., a French rose. With an open flower, a flower seen from behind and buds in three stages.

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Description

This print shows the Rose the Province, Rosa Gallica L., a French rose. With an open flower, a flower seen from behind and buds in three stages.

Made by J. Godefroy after Gerard van Spaendonck.

Medium: Stipple engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 33.3 x 49.2 cm (13.11 x 19.37 inch). Image size: 33.3 x 49.2 cm. (13.11 x 19.37 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Creases. Brown stains. Remains of paper tape on reverse, Four wormholes. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

FRENCH ROSE-ROSE DE PROVINCE-ROSA GALLICA L.-PLANT | RBOS-T.27-LARGE

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print was published in 1799.

Biography engraver: John Godefroy (1771-1839) originated from France, but was mostly active in the UK.

Biography artist: Gerard van Spaendonck (Tilburg 1746-1822) was a famous Dutch painter of mostly botanical subject matter. He was the brother of Cornelis van Spaendonck (1756-1840). In 1769 he moved to Paris where he was highly succesful and worked at the court and the Jardin des Plantes. In 1804 he received the Legion d’Honneur and he was ennobled by Napoleon Bonaparte.

Additional information

Dimensions 49 × 33 × 1 cm

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