Lot 53 of 478:
Original 19th century botanical illustrations  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Eight original 19th century illustrations of Hibiscus flowers

Author:

Place:
No place

Publisher:

Date:
c.1800-1850

Description:

Eight original colored illustrations of the Hibiscus plant and flower. Includes:

  • Two paintings on isinglass, trimmed in oval shapes, with matting. Overall 21.5x17 cm (8½x6¾"). Probably Indian.
  • Two original watercolor paintings, unsigned but both by the same accomplished hand, on Whatman paper watermarked 1794. Each approximately 53x41 cm (21x16").
  • Four original watercolor paintings, unsigned but all four by the same accomplished hand, on Whatman paper watermarked 1826. Each approximately 49x35 cm (19¼x13¾").

Together 8 pieces.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
All with some wear to edges, toning and foxing to paper; very good overall.


 
Item number:
282048a
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