Persoonia linearis

Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau

Published by Paris, 1800
Condition: Very Good No Binding
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Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) Stipple engraving, printed in color and finished by hand by Pierre-Joesph Redouté (1759-1840) and Pancrace Bessa (1772-1835) From Traites des Arbes des Arubustes. Large paper color edition. Paris: 1800-1819. Plate mark 9 x 12 inches on sheet 10 x 16 inches. Condition: Very Good. This elegant engraving is an exquisite example of French botanical art at its zenith during the early nineteenth century. The leading botanical artists of their time, Pierre-Joseph Redouté and Pancrace Bessa, created this volume as homage to the early botanical scholar and artist Louis Duhamel du Monceau. Duhamel du Monceau was a horticulturist of the 18th century, and among the most important French writers on fruit, plant physiology and agriculture. These delicate, hand-colored stipple engravings by Redouté and Bessa illustrate flowering trees and shrubs. The use of the stipple engraving technique along with the detailed coloring makes these engravings distinctive of Redouté s work. Pierre Jean Francois Turpin and Pierre-Antoine Poiteau issued a new edition of Duhamel du Monceau s Traite des Arbres Fruitiers in 1807, which covered all of the fruit trees. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***. Bookseller Inventory # jntp22f

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Title: Persoonia linearis

Publisher: Paris

Publication Date: 1800

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Very Good

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