Etude de Grosseiller epineux, et Fraise-Bigareau, ou Fausse Ananas

Etude de Grosseiller epineux, et Fraise-Bigareau, ou Fausse

(Pl. 43). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and a few small losses along the edge of the bottom margin. Plate mark: 20 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches. Sheet size: 213/8 x 14 1/8 inches. An exquisite plate from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced, Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits, "a work of outstanding importance and interest."Contemporary with the work of Redoute, Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued f...

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Assiette de Chasselas musque, Muscat noir, Prune-Albert, et Peche admirable (Pl. 20)

Assiette de Chasselas musque, Muscat noir, Prune-Albert, et

(Pl. 20). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 13 1/4 x 20 5/8 inches. An exquisite plate from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redout??, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of J...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDNDY

[Still Life with Fruit] Assiette de Bon-Chretien, Calville blanc...

[Still Life with Fruit] Assiette de Bon-Chretien, Calville

(Pl. 36). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 14 1/8 x 21 1/4 inches. An exquisite plate from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of Je...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDM08

[Crown Imperial Lilies and a Violet] Etude d'Imperiale et Violette

[Crown Imperial Lilies and a Violet] Etude d'Imperiale

(Pl. 34). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 1/8 x 13 1/4 inches. An exquisite plate of an arrangement of two crown imperial lilies and a small blue violet from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Per...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDLLI

Branches de Rousselet, Peche, Prune, et Raisin

Branches de Rousselet, Peche, Prune, et

(Pl. 25). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 3/4 x 14 inches. An exquisite plate from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of Jean B...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDKZK

Rameau de Rosage du Levant, ou Rhododendron ponticum (Pl. 48)

Rameau de Rosage du Levant, ou Rhododendron ponticum

(Pl. 48). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 21 1/8 x 14 inches. An exquisite plate of a single spray from a rhododendron ponticum, from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are mo...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDKOG

[Pineapple]

(Pl. 44). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 1/8 x 13 3/8 inches. An exquisite plate from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of Je...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDKA0

[Snapdragons] Etude de Mufflier, ou Muffle de veau

[Snapdragons] Etude de Mufflier, ou Muffle de

(Pl. 41). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 21 3/8 x 14 1/8 inches. An exquisite plate of two sprays of snapdragons from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of ca...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDJL0

[Carnations] Etude de trois sortes d'Oeillets

[Carnations] Etude de trois sortes

(Pl. 38). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 14 inches. An exquisite plate of a bouquet of variously-coloured carnations from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDJ6U

Etude de Seringat et Haricot, d'Espagne

Etude de Seringat et Haricot,

(Pl. 30). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 14 inches. An exquisite plate of a spray of philadelphus intertwined with a sprig of orange bean flowers from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Per...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDIIO

Bouquet d'Anemones, Auricules, Narcisses et Amarantine

Bouquet d'Anemones, Auricules, Narcisses et

(Pl. 29). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches. An exquisite plate of a bouquet of anemones, auriculas, narcissi and globe amaranths from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps ...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDI1G

[Tiger Lily] Fleur de Tigrine

[Tiger Lily] Fleur de

(Pl. 26). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches. An exquisite plate of sprays of exotic-looking salmon pink and orange lilies from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDGV8

[Orange Blossom & Chrysanthemums] Etudes de fleurs d'Orange...

[Orange Blossom & Chrysanthemums] Etudes de fleurs

(Pl. 22). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches. An exquisite plate of a spray of orange blossom and two yellow chrysanthemums from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no othe...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDGEA

[Pomegrante Flower] Rameau de Grenadier (Pl. 19)

[Pomegrante Flower] Rameau de Grenadier (Pl.

(Pl. 19). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches. An exquisite plate of pomegranate blossom from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDG40

[Hydrangea] Rameau d'Hortensia (Pl. 18)

[Hydrangea] Rameau d'Hortensia (Pl.

(Pl. 18). Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Sheet size: 20 3/8 x 13 7/8 inches. An exquisite plate of two sprays of lilac-coloured hydrangea from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest".Contemporary with the work of Redoute, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more...

  • ASIN: B00DYZDFHS
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