1956 botanical book lithograph limited to 1750 copies printed on Gelderland white cartridge 'The Beauties of Flora' Painted by T. Baxter, stipple engraving by J. Hopwood, background aquatinted by F.C Lewis & published by S. Curtis POLYANTHUS 25X21
VERY RARE HUGE LIMITED EDITION FOLIO DOUBLE MATTED AND FRAMED, ONE OF THE MATS HAND PAINTED WITH DELICATE MOTIFS BY ARTIST
Professionally matted with 2 acid free mats, one hand painted with minute details by an artist, then framed.
SIZE: 25" x 21"
Vintage from the 1950s, Plate 23, thick paper.
Size of folio print alone:
Height: 49 Centimeters x Width: 34 Centimeters
The reverse side of the page is blank.
Originally, a Samuel Curtis Engraving.
Samuel Curtis (Publisher) (1779-1860)
Polyanthus from 'The Beauties of Flora'
Aquatint with stipple engraving, 1820, printed in colors, by J.Hopwood and FC.Lewis after T.Baxter, published by S.Curtis, London.
We recently closed our gallery of rare antique books and prints, original signed art and unique hand painted frames, some of the prints and art framed, some not, and all our artwork and antique prints will be listed here daily as we go.
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Large lithographic book plate/page taken from a botanical book published in 1956 - "Great Flower Books 1700-1900". This book was limited to 1750 copies and printed on "Gelderland" white cartridge. Painted by T. Baxter, stipple engraving by J. Hopwood, with a background aquatinted by F.C Lewis and published by S. Curtis
The book page measures 49 cm x 34 cm or 19" x 13".
This is an actual page from a vintage book, not a digital download.
We also carry loose original prints 300 years old or less in great condition such as: Albin, Audubon, Baron, Barraband, Bertuch, Brodtmann, Brown, Buffon, Cassel, Curtis, Cuvier, Donovan, Edwards, Fitch, Frisch, Grandville, Harrison, Walter Hood, Latham, Linden,Linnaeus, Loddiges, Martinet, McKenney, Morris, Munting, Redoute, Reinchenbachia, Schreber, Schubert, Selby, Shaw and Nodder, Van Geel, Warner, etc.... etc...
Again, we closed our art store of antique prints and custom frames as well as our store of rare artifacts from around the world and we will now sell them direct to the public here. We have 1000's of antique prints and it will take a while to do so, so if you are interested in prints from the names above or others since I did not have time to list them all, please let us know.