Euphorbium verum Antiquorum - Blackwell (1760)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching with contemporary hand colouring. on A verge type of hand-laid paper. paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. A few spots in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1760
  • Overall size: 10,2 x 16,2 inch
  • Image size: 7,6 x 11,7 inch

€ 174,50($ 205.37 / £ 159.33)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Euphorbium verum Antiquorum' - This original old antique print shows the true euphorbium.

Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Elizabeth Blackwell ' after an anonymous artist. Elizabeth Blackwell (1707–1758) was a Scottish botanical illustrator and author who was best known as both the artist and engraver for the plates of "A Curious Herbal", published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.