RARE GRIERSON CHROMOLITHOGRAPH CYPRIPEDIUM CALCEOLUS ORCHID BOTANICAL 620 COPY

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  • Sold Date: Apr 18, 2012
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Mary A. Grierson Orchids

Plate 40 - CYPRIPEDIUM CALCEOLUS LINNAEUS

LADY'S SLIPPER ORCHID

ARTFICIALLY PRODUCED INTRASPECIFIC HYBRID

VERSO (BACKSIDE) IS BLANK

ORCHIDACEAE illustrated by MARY GRIERSON and COMPILED and EDITED by P. FRANCIS HUNT.

This beautiful, decorative, limited edition (1 of 620), chromolithographic, orchid botanical print, measures 13" x 18" (FOLIO SIZE), and is straight from the original edition numbered 94 out of 620! THIS IS ORIGINAL! These prints were printed on specially made paper. ORCHIDACEAE illustrated by MARY GRIERSON and COMPILED and EDITED by HUNT & CLARKE. Comes with it's accompanying page of text description.

THIS IS ONE OF ONLY 620 ORIGINALS OF THIS PRINT EXIST!

Published by the Bourton Press, England in 1973, this ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH on Orchidaceae, beautifully represents this stand alone compilation of the grandest vision and execution. This lexicon has been touted by the historians as a clear rival both in quality, vision and beauty to the likes of REICHENBACHIA and Bateman's accounts of Mexican & Guatemalan orchids. The lithographs are printed onto a most appealing heavy weight custom watercolor based paper, are a full 13" x 18" in size, and there is ample margin to matte and frame for display and future enjoyment as
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