Johann Wilhelm Weinmann - 1748 Mezzotint, Gourd n.444 Cucurbita Lagenarua Maxima
DescriptionJohann Wilhelm Weinmann - Original 1748 Mezzotint. A colour-printed mezzotint with engraving for 'Phytanthoza Iconographia', 1736-48. Inscribed verso. Condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration, wear to edges and vertical book folds.
32.5 x 42cm (12.8" x 16.5")Plate: 32.5 x 42cm (12.8" x 16.5")
Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (13 March 1683 Gardelegen, Germany – 1741), apothecary and botanist, is noted for his creation of the florilegium Phytanthoza iconographia between 1737 and 1745, an ambitious project which resulted in eight folio volumes with more than 1,000 hand-coloured engravings of several thousand plants.
|Artist||Johann Wilhelm Weinmann|
|Dimensions||32.5 x 42cm|
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