A Stunning set of Eight Engraved and Mezzotint Copperplate Hand Colored Engravings by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann. Phytanthoa Icongraphia. Published Regensburg 1745. This set and several sets similar were hand framed by Judy Cormier and all come directly from a Bronxville Mansion. The set in spectacular gilt gold frames in the finest of matting.
Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (13 March 1683 Gardelegen, Germany – 1741), apothecary and botanist, is noted for his creation of the florilegium Phytanthoza iconographia between 1737 and 1745, an ambitious project which resulted in eight folio volumes with more than 1,000 hand-coloured engravings of several thousand plants.
The set in wonderful condition.
Price: $10,500 for set
Number of Items: 8
Reference Number: 429-30
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use.
Height: 23.5 inches
Width: 19.25 inches
Depth: 1.125 inches
Creator: Johann Wilhelm Weinmann
Date of origin: 1745
Place of Manufacture: Regensburg