Five botanical prints - James Sowerby - Vijf prenten uit 'English Botany'

Description
Five botanical prints - James Sowerby - Vijf prenten uit 'English Botany'
Engraving - Not signed - 1790 - 1813

Five hand-coloured copper engravings, from the book "English Botany: Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential Characteres, Synonyms, and Places of Growth. The copper engravings in this important British publication about plants was made by the botanical illustrator James Sowerby.

English Botany was published in various parts, which appeared between 1791-1814. The engravings are indexed and have a number on the top right. See the photos.

The prints have some light spots due to age, but are otherwise in excellent condition. They come with the mat.

This lot will be packaged with care and shipped insured.

Lot details
Artist
Five botanical prints - James Sowerby
Title of artwork
Vijf prenten uit 'English Botany'
Year
1790 - 1813
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
Yes
Image size
25×16 cm
Total dimensions
34×25.5×0 cm
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