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EUCALYPTUS FALCATA Australia Bessa Hand Coloured Antique Botanical Print c1820

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CILOPHYLLA (CALOPHYLLA) FALCATA

Eucalyptus Falcata

Native to Australia

Engraved by Barrois after Pancrace Bessa & published Brussels circa 1820 , for

"Herbier General de L'Amateur"

A beautiful, copper engraved antique botanical print with original hand colour.

Fine condition , blank verso.

Measuring approx 8"x 5.5"( 200mm x 140mm) to the clearly defined platemark on hand laid paper with margins beyond.

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

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Pancrace Bessa 1772 - 1846

One the leading painters of flowers and fruit in the first half of the 19th century in France,

A talented pupil of Redoute, his most notable work is L'Herbier Generale de L'Amateur by Mordant de Launey & Loiseleur Longchamp 1810-1837, from which this print originates.



A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 190 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

NP 3 1 21


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