March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Four Botanical Engravings

(18th century)

Two from Elizabeth Blackwell (British, 1707–1758) "A Curious Herbal...", 1737, Pl. 414 Orris. Iris Florentina, Pl. 394 Bitter and Sweet Costus, plate 11-3/4 x 7-3/4 in.; two irises from Johann Weinmann (German/Polish, 1683–1741), Phytanthoza Iconographia, 1737-1745, plates N. 606 and N. 607, hand-colored engravings/mezzotints, plates 12-3/4 x 8-1/4 in.; modern gilt wood frames with French mats, largest 26-5/8 x 21-1/4 in.

Provenance:Antique Prints, Ltd, Ocean View, Delaware (Blackwell); Louise Ross & Co., UK (Weinmann, with receipt); Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia


not examined out of frame, some light foxing and fading, minor stains

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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