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Plums (Plate XVI) - BROOKSHAW, George [1751-1823] - 1806. [1229486]
London 1806 - 22 7/8" x 18 1/4" Brookshaw, George [1751-1823] "Plums (Plate XVI)" from "Pomona Brittanica." London, 1804-1812. Aquatint engraving with some stipple, printed in colors and finished by hand. 22 7/8 x 18 1/4 inches. Very good condition. George Brookshaw┬┐s splendid "Pomona Brittanica" is a masterpiece among 19th-century British flower books. The publication of the "Pomona" marked the re-emergence of the acclaimed artist into the public eye after a total disappearance of nearly a decade. A successful cabinetmaker with the patronage of the Prince of Wales, Brookshaw suddenly disappeared from view in the mid-1790's, and with the "Pomona" he not only trumpeted his return but demonstrated the skills he had acquired in a new metier: botanical art. Characterized by the highest standards of production and artistic quality, the superb illustrations that Brookshaw drew and engraved for the "Pomona" remain perhaps the most sumptuous and distinctive of the early 19th century.
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