Redouté - Rosa Gallica
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Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759 – 1840) > Marbled Rosa Gallica
"Gallica flore marmoreo" - "Provins a fleurs marbrées"
Old endemic wild rose spieces from the area around Paris. At former times pharmacist made a fragrant powder and medicine out of the leaves of this rose.
Colour engraving by Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Paris about 1828/35, ca. 19,5 x 14 cm.