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basil botanical kitchen print antique engraving herb

Basil

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Antique French herb engraving
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'Basilic'- early French 19th century stipple engraving from the French medical reference book Flore Medicale (Medical Flowers) which portrayed a variety of flowers, trees and herbs which could be used for treating illnesses. Pierre Jean Francois Turpin (1775-1840) was a French botanist and illustrator. He is considered one of the greatest floral and botanical illustrators during the Napoleonic Era and afterwards. Accompanied by original descriptive text.
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artist J Lambert after Pierre Turpin (1775-1840)
method Colour stipple engraving
date 1818
size 210mm by 130mm (sheet)
SKU BT2240