Le Cyclamen ou Pain de Pourceau, Sowbread, Alpenveilchen, Cyclamen Europeum

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

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Description

Beautiful original hand coloured large folio copper engraving of a Sowbread. 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".

Details

CartographerNicolas François Regnault
TitleLe Cyclamen ou Pain de Pourceau, Sowbread, Alpenveilchen, Cyclamen Europeum
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

Condition

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

Cartographer

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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Nicolas François Regnault: Le Cyclamen ou Pain de Pourceau, Sowbread, Alpenveilchen, Cyclamen Europeum.
Copper engraving of a plant. Sowbread. Printed in Paris in the year 1774.

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