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acacia decipiens botanical print antique engraving bessa australian

Acacia decipiens

$95.00

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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Australian botanical from 'Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers'. Bessa is considered one of the greatest 19th century flower artists and, along side Pierre Joseph Redoute, mastered the art of stipple engraving. Light overall toning, and some very faint off-setting. Some slight surface rubbing lower left corner.
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artist Barrois after Pancrace Bessa (1772-1835)
method Steel engraving with original hand-colouring
date C1836
size 205mm by 125mm (platemark)
SKU BT5587