Basilius Besler - Tulips

BASILIUS BESLER (1561-1629)

Basilius Besler - Tulips

1713 Germany

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One of the most beautiful and important flower books ever produced at any given time in any country! It is a most magnificent record of the plants in the German garden of Eichstätt whose patron Johann Konrad von Gemmingen was the Prince Bishop of Eichstätt. The author, Basilius Besler, was an apothecary and botanist from Nuremberg.
excellent condition. framed to museum-standard.
Nissen 159; de Belder Auktion Catalogue, Sotheby's, London, 1987, lot# 25.
Dimensions
External Height 70.00 cm (27.56 inches)
External Width 63.00 cm (24.80 inches)
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modern hand coloured copper engraving
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