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No.: 99 (80) – Summer flowers: Roses
- Rosa Sylvestris odorata incarnato flore – Rosa Rubiginosa – Sweetbrier
- Rosa Sylvestris flore rubro. – Rosa canina – Dog rose (dark pink)
- Rosa Milesia rubra flore simpl. – Rosa gallica – Gallic rose (red)
- Rosa Eglenteria – Rosa rubiginosa – Sweetbrier
Large coloured copper engraving on handmade paper with handwritten No. 80 in the upper right corner, from “Hortus Eystettensis", Nuremberg & Eichstätt 1613, published by Basilius Besler (1561-1629). Here a special edition from 1640 without text on verso.
Sheet size: 47,5 cm x 39,5 cm
Beautiful depiction of roses, slightly toned due to old age, altogether in very good condition.