a. Lychnis sylvestris seu Ocymastrum rubrum. b. Lychnis seu Ocymastrum rubrum folüs pictis.c.Lychnis viscosa Orientalis longifolia. JOHANN WILHELM WEINMANN, FLAT PEA.

a. Lychnis sylvestris seu Ocymastrum rubrum. b. Lychnis seu Ocymastrum rubrum folüs pictis.c.Lychnis viscosa Orientalis longifolia...

Haid (illus).
Germany. No date. 1735- 1745.
Engraving with mezzotint, printed in color with additional handcolor, image size 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Very good condition. Five flowering plants, plate No. 685 from Johann Wilhelm Weinmann " Phytanthoza Iconographia ", printed on thick laid paper. Dunthorne (#327) notes that plates from this work represent "some of the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate", many of them printed by a combination of line engraving and mezzotint. The initial H at lower right indicates the artist engraver Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767). Item #43576

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