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Hortvs, nitidissimis omnem per annvm svperbiens floribvs : sive, Amoenissimorvm florvm imagines ...

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Engravings after the work of Georg Dionysius Ehret, who began his working life as a gardener's apprentice near Heidelberg, appear in Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus (1768-86) by Christoph Jacob Trew. Ehret's depictions provide a comprehensive catalog of the flowers cultivated in the princely and aristocratic gardens of the times.
Trew, Christoph Jacob (1695-1769) (Author)
Seligmann, Johann Michael (1720-1762) (Engraver)
Ehret, Georg Dionysius (1708-1770) (Artist)
Wirsing, Adam Ludwig (1734-1797) (Editor)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1768 - 1786
Place: Noribergae [Nürnberg]
Publisher: Svmtibvs Seligmanni haeredvm
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEBF++ (Trew, C. J. Hortvs nitidissimis omnem per annvm svperbiens floribvs)
Botanical illustrations
Content: Title also in German. Latin and German in parallel columns.
Citation/reference: Nissen. 1995
Statement of responsibility: Christophorvs Iacobvs Trew ... edidit Iohannes Michael Seligmann.
Statement of responsibility: Vol. 2-3 have imprint: Svmtibvs Adami Lvdovici Wirsingii.
Plates engraved by Seligmann, Stock and Wirsing after G.D. Ehret and others.
Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770) was an influential European botanical artist of the mid-18th century. He began his working life as a gardener's apprentice near Heidelberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 v. in 2. : 178 col. plates ; 52 cm
Hand coloring
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 40721107
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13995768
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f183850-c647-012f-4d36-58d385a7bc34
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