La Saponaire. Saponaria. Soap Wort. Senffenkraut.

Nicolas François Regnault (*1746 - 1810)
Copper engraving of a plant. Soapwort. Printed in Paris in the year 1774.

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Beautiful original hand coloured large folio copper engraving of Soapwort. 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".


CartographerNicolas François Regnault
TitleLa Saponaire. Saponaria. Soap Wort. Senffenkraut.
Publisher, YearParis, 1774
Plate Size38.3 x 25.9 cm (15.1 x 10.2 inches)
Sheet Size48.0 x 34.0 cm (18.9 x 13.4 inches)
ReferenceDunthorne 256; Nissen BBI, 1600


Printed on chain-lined paper with strong plate marks and watermarks. Some marginal foxing, mainly in the margins. Minor undulated.


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. Soapwort. Printed in Paris in the year 1774.

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