Rare Antique Print-VALERIANA TRIPTERIS-THREE LEAVED VALERIAN-P. 40-Belleval-1796

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40. Valeriana tripteris L. – Plate 40: This plate shows Valeriana tripteris, three-leaved valerian.

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’40. Valeriana tripteris L.’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19 x 25 cm. (7,5 x 9,8 inch). Image size: 9 x 16 cm. (3,5 x 6,3 inch).

This botanical print originates from: ‘Demonstrations elementaires de botanique.’ (transl: Elementary botanical exhibits.), by J.E. Gilibert, published by Bruyset Aine et Cie., Lyon, 1796. This work contains the engravings by the reknown botanist Pierre Richer de Belleval, engraved much earlier between 1598 and 1632. They were mot published until 1796.

Made by ‘Pierre Richer de Belleval’ after own design. Pierre Richer de Belleval / Belleville (1564-1632), a French botanist, considered the father of scientific botany. He was a physician to French kings, botanist and created botanical gardens. In 1598 he started to produce engravings, but he did not live to see most of them published.

Condition: Very good, given age. Paper edges a bit browned. Paper loss bottom right corner, not nearly affecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: VALERIANA TRIPTERIS-THREE LEAVED VALERIAN-PL. 40

PCO-C33-10

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Dimensions 25 × 19 × 1 cm

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