Henrik Witte 1868 Butterfly Weed

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Artist Biography:

Henrik Witte [1825 - 1914] was a Dutch gardener and was the assistant curator becoming the head-curator of the Leiden Botanical Gardens from 1855 - 1898. He sponsored this book of the trees and beautiful floral from his beloved Leiden gardens.

Date:

1868

Source:

Flora, Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz, voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen. First edition .

Volume:

1

Plate No.:

59

Description:

Asclepias Tuberosa linn. [Butterfly Weed]

Print Method:

Chromolithograph by G. Severeyns on heavy stock, after the paintings of Abraham Jacobus Wensel.

Condition:

Extremely light foxing at the bottom of the plate.

Size of Print:

30.2 x 22.4 cm. Approximately (12 x 9 in.)

References:

Protzel 10.366, Stafleu & Cowan 18.090, Nissen BBI 2017 p. 201, Landwehr p. 213

Price:
$150.00
SKU:
49417
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