RARE, ANTIQUE, BOTANICAL PRINT
This 308 year old print is from "NUREMBURG HESPERIDES" by Johann Volckamer , published in 1708.
Johann Christoph Volkamer (1644 – 1720) was a German merchant, manufacturer and botanist. He was occupied by hobby with the botany and maintained a garden in the today's Nurembergian Gostenhof district. He published 1708-1714 a two volume work over citrus under the title "Nurenbergische Hesperides, the thorough description of the noble Citron, used in within and neighbouring area, praised Lemon, and Orange fruits. With this work the term became "Hesperides" to the symbol for the flowering Nurembergian garden culture, those for instance lasted from 1650 on, up to the end 18th Century.
In Volkamers book he illustrated also Nurembergian landscapes, city opinions and above all gardens of the city, become in beside the Citrus plants and their fruits illustrated by engraving. He is said to be influenced from the work of Giovanni Baptista Ferrari.
This hand-colored copper engraving has an image that is 12" x 8" on a print that is about 14" x 9". It is in very good condition. It is suitable for framing and would be an excellent gift.
This is a Rare Print.
The print that is being auctioned is of:
"NUREMBURG HESPERIDES - PAGE 220"
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