Paris. 1775- 1778.
Copper plate engraving on laid paper, black and white, plate mark approximately 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches on sheet 15 3/4 x 10 inches. Very good condition; light foxing to outer margins. A classical botanical image with elegant design and fine engraving, printed on laid paper. Plate VIII from a volume of Pierre Joseph Buchoz "Histoire Universelle de Regne Vegetale". Botanical engravings from this series are featured in the March 2005 issue of Country Home magazine. Item #45644