Beautiful original hand coloured large folio copper engraving of a Primrose. Drawn and engraved by Regnault's wife Geneviève. With wide margin. The engraving comes from "La botanique" which is according to Blunt "Perhaps the most impressive French botanical book of the period".
Printed on chain-lined paper with strong plate marks and watermarks. Some marginal foxing, mainly in the margins. Minor undulated. Small wormhole in lower margin.
Nicolas François Regnault, a French botanist and physician, was born 1746 in Paris. For his major work La botanique mise à la portée de tout le monde , his wife Geneviève de Nangis Regnault has drawn and engraved most of the plates. He died in 1810.
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Copper engraving of a plant. Primrose. Printed in Paris in the year 1774.
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