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Hooker, William
The Colmar[t] Pear (print)
, 1818. . Original aquatint and stipple engraving drawn and executed by Willaim Hooker. Image measures 25 x 18 cm, leaf measures 33 x 25 cm. Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. Photo available by email upon request. Illustration is from Hooker's own POMONA LONDINENSIS published privately in London in 1818 with 49 stunning coloured engravings. Considered to be the finest fruit illustrations ever published, each is a work of art in its own right.
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