Virgouleuse. (Color stipple engraving from "Traite des Arbres Fruitiers").
Bocourt (engraved by).
[Paris]. Ca. 1807-1835.
Color stipple engraving with added handcolor, plate mark 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches on sheet size 17 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches. A few very faint tiny foxing spots, light wear to edges including several mended tears (all outside plate area); a bright image. An exquisite image of pears on a leafy branch with fruit and botanical details. Plate 332 from Poiteau and Turpin: Traite des Arbres Fruitiers (1808-1835). Printed by Langlois, a master printer who worked with Redoute. A handsome large antique botanical engraving with botanical details. Item #46218