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waratah bessa engraving telopea print native

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Telopea Speciosissima - Telopea Magnifique (Waratah)


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


From 'Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturers'. Bessa is considered one of the greatest 19th century flower artists and, along side Pierre Joseph Redoute, mastered the art of stipple engraving. CONDITION : Faint foxing spot above image, within the platemark.

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artist Barrois after Pancrace Bessa (1772-1835)
method Stipple engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1836
size 215mm by 135mm (platemark) 290mm by 215mm (sheet)
SKU AU9958