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mushroom champignon buillard french botanical print antique engraving

Champignon de la France

$180.00

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Antique French 18th century mushroom engraving
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L'Agaric Micace'. Engraved descriptive text in French below the image. From Bulliard's 'Histoire des Champignons de la France', a series of engravings describing the mushrooms of France, published in Paris in 1791. Bulliard was a French physician and botanist. He contributed to the spreading and consolidation of botanical terminology and the Linne system. He was especially important in the area of mycology.
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artist Jean Baptiste Francois Buillard (1742-1793)
method Copper-line engraving with original printed and hand-colouring
date 1791
size 230mm by 170mm (platemark)
SKU BT2588