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[Set of Twelve Months. Flowers.]
[Set of Twelve Months. Flowers.]
[n.d., c.1770.]
Twelve mezzotints. Sheets c.120 x 165mm (4¾ x 6½").Mezzotint. Sheet: 120 x 165mm (4¾ x 6½"). Trimmed within plates, some small pin holes.
Extremely rare & fine set of 18th century flower prints, depicting a vase of flowers for each month set in an oval, accompanied by names of flowers depicted. In a similar fashion to Robert Furber's famous set of twelve months, these plates might be providing information as to what seeds or flowers are available in the various months.A set of twelve months depicting a vase of flowers for each month set in an oval, accompanied by names of flowers depicted. In a similar fashion to Robert Furber's famous set of twelve months, these plates might be providing information as to what seeds or flowers are available in the various months.
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[Forget-me-nots.]
[Forget-me-nots.]
Hall Thorpe [pencil signature].
Published by Hall Thorpe, London. Copyright U.S.A. 1922.
Coloured woodblock, signed in pencil. 272 x 229mm (10¾ x 9"), with large margins.
John Hall Thorpe (1874-1947), the Australian-born artist, who learnt the art of colour woodblock printing in the early 1890's while still living in Sydney. In 1902 he moved to London and soon became one of the foremost exhibitors at the Colour Woodcut Society, formed in 1920, and by 1930 his woodcuts were sold worldwide.
[Ref: 34778]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Hollyhocks.]
[Hollyhocks.]
March 10 1857. G Baxter Proprietor and Patentee London. [after Bartholomew Valentine.]
A fine Baxter print, with vibrant colour. Image 370 x 265mm (14½ x 10½"), on backboard. Backboard stained at edges.
A group of Hollyhocks after Valentine Bartholomew (1799-1879), 'Flower Painter in Ordinary to the Queen' from 1837. His 'Azaleas ' and 'Camellias' are in the Victoria & Albert Museum. A fine example of a Baxter print, in which oil-based paints were printed from multiple woodblocks over an etched or aquatint outline. Despite the fine results the process was soon superceded by chromolithography, which was much more cost-effective.
CL 276A
[Ref: 51307]   £420.00  
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The Passion Flower was discovered in the Brazil's,
The Passion Flower was discovered in the Brazil's, and its wonders soon proclaimed it to the Christian Kingdoms as representing the passion of our Lord, whence its present appreciation... On one of the species (the pass a flora alata) even the drops of blood are to be seen un the cross, or tree, the flower keeps open three days, and then disappears, emblematic of our Saviour's resurrection.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured, embossed, plate with hand-written text. Unique. Sheet 360 x 247mm (14¼ x 9¾").
The passiflora alata, the winged-stem passion flower, is native to the Amazon from Peru to eastern Brazil. The name refers to the passion of Jesus in Christian theology. Spanish Christian missionaries adopted the unique physical structures of the plant as symbols of the last days of Jesus and especially his crucifixion.
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