A set of French botanical engravings.
- Sold as a set of 4.
- Stipple-engraved plates depicting roses printed in colors and finished by hand after Pierre Joseph Redouté (Belgian-French, 1759–1840) from the 1st octavo edition in 1824.
- Redouté was a painter and botanist from Belgium, known for his watercolors of roses, lilies and other flowers at the Château de Malmaison.
- This set comes from the artist's series "Les Roses."
- Each matted behind glass in gilt frames having text pages from the 1828 octavo edition of "Les Roses" in pockets en versos with a photocopy of the title page.
Shapero Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by present owner.
Light toning to prints with occasional minute spots of foxing.
Not examined outside of frames.
Height: 15 inches / 38.1 cm
Width: 12 inches / 30.48 cm
Sight Height: 8 inches / 20.32 cm
Sight Width: 5.75 inches / 14.61 cm
Paper, Clear Glass, Gilt Wood