Epine-Vinette P. 152

MONCEAU, Henri-Louis Duhamel du Rene Le Berryais (illustrator)

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Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1768

Description: Fruit Botanical. Stipple engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 10.25" x 8.5".

Comments: Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) was an engineer, physician and a botanist based in Paris, France. He was commissioned by the French Academy of Sciences in 1728 to investigate a disease that was destroying the saffron plants in Gâtinais. His publication of the findings enabled him to become a member and later the president of the "Académie des Sciences". His constant desire for experimentation, to know more and curiosity about how things worked enabled him to write on topics such as agriculture, metallurgy, meteorology, boat-building, sylviculture, etc. However, it is his contributions to botanical and horticultural illustration that has left a lasting impression. This engraving is from "Traité des Arbres Fruitiers", which was his most ambitious work. This engraving is from one of Duhamel's most ambitious works, "Traite des Arbres Fruitiers". Minor aging around edges, small chip to lower left corner. Small wrinkle in paper at left edge, original. Please visit our gallery for more Monceau prints.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Prints

Book ID: 211429


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