Lot 13
  • 13

[Vincent, Henriette Antoinette]

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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Album de Fleurs Fruits Papillons. Paris, Arnauld de Vresse, [c.1815-1820]
  • Paper
Folio (338 x 254mm.), hand-coloured engraved title, 27 engraved plates (14 hand-coloured), by Lambert Aine after Henriette Antoinette Vincent and J. Marchand after Prévost, original cloth-backed boards, gilt and embossed, minor staining or spotting, front hinge detached, boards worn

Literature

Nissen BBI 2066

Catalogue Note

A beautiful selection of flowers and fruits, showing roses, poppies, marguerites, pears, strawberries and many others. The majority of the engravings are after Henriette Antoinette Vincent, an early nineteenth-century botanical painter at the French court. It appears to be a somewhat later composition of the Etudes de fleurs et de fruits.
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