Prints > natural history > sweert e. > NATURAL HISTORY - Sweert E.Aphricanus flos maximus pleno flore Aurantia Colore - Aphricano flos maximus simplex flo. luteo ... - Copper engraving, old coloured by hand. Plate 26 from: Florilegium, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1612. Plate mark: 33x20.5cm, sheet size: 40.5x27 cm.
In 1612, Emanuel Sweert (1552-1612), a Dutch florist, issued this florilegium at Frankfurt-am-Main, with engravings that he copied from de Bry's "Florilegium" of 1611. The work served as both a picture-book of plants and a sale catalogue of the plants that he stocked and which could be purchased at the stall he rented at the Frankfurt Fair.
Item number: 8963
Price: 350 Euro
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