Turpin Pierre Chaumeton Flore Medicale Prints 1814

While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.

Chichory TUR117 $35
Each print measures approximately 5 inches wide by 7 3/4 inches long.

Turpin was one of the greatest botanical painters of his time. Largely self taught, he was inspired by the botanical painter Poiteau (1776 – 1854) who became a life long friend. After a colorful early period he settled in Paris to collaborate on many fine works including Francois Pierre Chaumeton’s Flore Medicale, published in seven volumes in Paris in 1815, then again with the assistance of his wife in 1830-1831. References: William Blunt (1950) pp 180 ; Great Flower Books (1990) pp 87; Nissen pp 349.

We are pleased to be able to offer a selection of hand colored prints from the original 1814 first edition of this outstanding work. The prints are in excellent condition, with very occasional light foxing, on a strong light creamy paper. The plates are beautifully executed stipple engravings in very fine detail, finished by hand.  The coloring is the most vivid & vibrant we have ever seen in this work.   Please review the photos as they are very accurate. All our prints are guaranteed authentic antique prints, with these prints being about 190 years old. 

Each print is accompanied by the long descriptive French text, also typical of this work, with the names of the plants in many languages, including English & Latin. Sometimes the English names are very odd & not at all correct! Each print measures approximately 5 inches wide by 7 3/4 inches long. Please review the photos carefully as they are very accurate

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