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Hyacinths.
Hyacinths.
S. Edwards pinx.t. Warner sculp.t.
London. Published June 1, 1801 by Dr. Thornton.
Aquatint with stipple and line, printed in colours and hand-finished. 550 x 450mm (21¾ x 17¾"). On Whatman paper. Cut to plate on three sides.
Four varieties of hyacinths, published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat.
Dunthorne: p.245, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 30322]   £1,250.00   view all images for this item
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Hyacinths.
Hyacinths.
S. Edwards pinx.t. Warner sculp.t.
London. Published June 1, 1801 by Dr. Thornton.
Aquatint with stipple and line, printed in colours, no added hand colouring. 550 x 450mm.
Four varieties of hyacinths, published in Dr Robert John Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' 1799-1807, considered by many to be the greatest English colour-plate flower book, and the first series of flower prints to show the plant within a habitat. This example is unusual in having no additional hand colour, instead relying on the quality of the colour printing.
Dunthorne: p.245, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 40878]   £850.00  
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