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Antique Print-NOISETTE ROSE (RED FLOWERS)-1, pl. 9-Redoute-Thory-1828
- Original botanical print from volume 1 plate number 9. The title is: 'Rosier Noisette a Fleurs Rouges' / 'Rosa Noisettiana Purpurea' (Noisette Rose (red flowers)). Handcoloured stipple engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: This plate originates from the third (second octavo) edition of Les Roses by Redoute and Thory. This edition was published 1828-1829, an edition of great popularity. This edition is the first to contain the wreath (frontispiece) and portraits, as well as 23 additional plates. The plates for this edition are reduced from the original folio plates, but lost none of the artistry of the originals - these are truly detailed masterpieces in miniature. The plates were engraved by Chardin, Langlois, Lemaire and others and coloured by hand after the originals by Redoute. Besides the plates listed, we carry some more. Please inquire if you're interested in a certain rose. Very scarse and desirable.Artists and Engravers: Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) is seen as the most succesful flower painter of all time. Claude-Antoine Thory (1759-1827) was an ardent botanist amd collector of roses. Condition: Very good, given age. Remains from binding in the left margin as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional light stains from handling or foxing. Rear blank. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: C254-12 The overall size is ca. 6.3 x 9.3 inch. The image size is ca. 5.5 x 7.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 16 x 23.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14 x 20 cm.
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