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A Set of Six Large 19th Century Hand-Coloured Botanical Engravings after Pierre Joseph Redoute

A Set of Six Large 19th Century Hand-Coloured Botanical Engravings after Pierre Joseph Redoute

Regular price £2,500.00 GBP
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A set of six large 19th century hand-coloured botanical engravings after Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) from Le Jardin de la Malmaison de Ventenat 1803, a portfolio of 120 botanical plates sponsored by the Empress Josephine and depicting specimens from her gardens.  They are double mounted with a pale green lower mount and presented in a silver flat bobble frame with a hint of red and non-reflective glass. Framed: 63 x 47 cm.

Pierre Joseph Redoute is recognised as one of the most talented botanical artists and was patronised by the Kings of France from Louis XVI to Louis Philippe:

Psoralea Melilotoides (Lavender)

Asparagus Amere (Wild Asparagus)

Phalangium Pendulum 

Parnassia Asarifolia (Kidneyleaf Grass of Parnassus)

Dionaea Mcisipula (Venus Fly Trap)

Picridium Ligulatum (Branche Fleurie)

 The price is for the set, but they are available individually for £495.

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