Very rare set of 10 botanical prints-VARIOUS FLOWERS-Georg Wolfgang Knorr-c.1740

Print

Very rare complete booklet with etchings of flowers and original hand colouring.

Description

‘Receuil choisi de desseins de fleurs a l’usage des Dames …, Volume II.’ (Collection of designs of flowers to be used by ladies, volume 2.)

10 Plates with a title plate, cherry / moth / caterpillar, bouquet with a rose, bouquet with roses, daffodil, tulip etc.

We only found reference in the French National Library of this series of 2 booklets with examples of flowers. The plates seem inspired by the designs of Marie Sybilla Merian. Plate II is a straight copy of a plate by Merian. Very rare.

Made by Georg Wolfgang Knorr (1705-1761) published in Nuremberg, n.d.

Marbled soft cover; originally bound with two strings; page c. 22×20 cm.

PRICE ON REQUEST.

PCO-Expo-220

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