CORTUSA MATTHIOLI, ALPINE BELLS Curtis Antique Botanical Print 1807

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Oct 26, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

A beautiful, hand coloured, copper engraved antique botanical print, entitled

CORTUSA MATTHIOLI

Bear's - Ear Sanicle or Alpine Bells

Drawn by Sydenham Edwards

published by Curtis, 1807 for his

"Botanical Magazine"

These fine, vibrant engravings are highly desirable, superbly decorative & quite rare, so they are considered very collectable . Accompanying the print are associated botanical notes.

Fine condition save for a tiny area of staining. Credited & dated within the plate.

Measuring approx. approx 9"x 5.5"( 230mm x 140mm) overall.

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Sydenham Edwards was the son of a Welsh schoolmaster. He accompanied William Curtis on his botanical travels as an artist and worked with Curtis many years on the Botanical Magazine.

A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 170 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind.

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