Antique Print-PL.284-PRIMEVERE-PRIMULA VERIS-PRIMROSE-Turpin-Chaumeton-1814

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‘284. PRIMEVERE.’

– Primula veris. (Oklips, primrose.) (Dutch: Sleutelbloem.) Includes Plate and text pages.

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‘284. PRIMEVERE.’

Primula veris. (Oklips, primrose.) (Dutch: Sleutelbloem.) Includes Plate and text pages.

Made by Lambert after P. Turpin.

Stipple engraving with plate and hand colouring (in the style of Redoute) on wove (vellin) paper.

Sheet size: 12.5 x 20.5 cm (4.92 x 8.07 inch). Image size: 8.5 x 16 cm. (3.35 x 6.3 inch).

Condition: very good, given age. Some light soiling. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

PL.284-PRIMEVERE-PRIMULA VERIS-OKLIPS-PRIMROSE-SLEUTELBLOEM-PRIMEL-SCHLUESSELBLUME

PCO-C37-48

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

From: ‘Flore Medicinale …’, by F.P. Chaumenton, illustratd by Mme. Ernestine Panckoucke and P.J.F. Turpin, 1st. Ed published by C.L.F. Panckoucke in 1814 in Paris. Author: Francois Pierre Chaumeton (1775-1819) was assisted in this work by J. Chambaret and J. Poiret. Pierre-Jean-Francois Turpin (1775-1840) is considered by many as the greatest French botanical painter of his time. His drawings of botanical details have rarely been surpassed. He co-operated and was inspired by the botanical painter Poiteau (1776-1854). Turpin and Panckoucke were was students of the famous Redoute.

Reference: William Blunt (1950) pp 180 ; Great Flower Books (1990) pp 87; Nissen pp 349.

Additional information

Dimensions 20 × 12 × 1 cm

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