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BLUMENBACHIA CHIQUITENSIS, Van Houtte, Antique Botanical Flower Print c1850

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A beautiful, hand finished chromolithograph, an antique botanical print depicting 

BLUMENBACHIA CHIQUITENSIS

 Published  circa 1850 by Louis Van Houtte in

" Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe. "

 These fine, vibrant engravings are highly desirable, superbly decorative & quite rare, so they are considered very collectable.

Fine condition.

Measuring approx. approx 10"x 6.5"( 260mm x 165mm) overall.

 

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Louis  Van Houtte was the founder, publisher and part-editor the " Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe".  He was also the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. The periodicial appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of his gardens, the Horto van Houtteano.  The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.

 



A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 160 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

 

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