"Besler's Flowers - Great Original Proof Of The 18th Century"THE BESLER FLORILEGIUM Hortus Eystettensis "
Original etching of1714 .Second edition 18th century .
Sheet size: 56.5 x 44.2 cm
Copper size: 48 x 40 cm .
Fine hand coloring
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Basilius (ouBasil) Besler, is a doctor, botanist and publisher Alemand, born on February 13, 1561 in Nuremberg and died on March 13, 1629 in this In the same city, the catalog of his garden is published in the Hortus Eystettensis in 1613. The collection contains 367 engravings on copper, and the engravings were executed by more than six different engravers, the most important being Wolfgang Kilian.