Carduus lanceolatus flore rubro. JOHANN WILHELM WEINMANN, THISTLE.

Carduus lanceolatus flore rubro...

Seutter (illus).
Germany. 1735- 1745.
Engraving with mezzotint, printed in color with additional handcolor, plate mark 12 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches on sheet 13 x 8 1/2 inches. Very good clean condition. Plate No. 311 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 S at lower right indicates the artist engraver Abraham Seutter (ca. 1690-1747). Item #43621

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