Botanical Ferrari Citrus.


Citrus Fruits.  Hesperides  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari,  1646 & Volkamer 1708

Emanuel Sweert also Sweertius in some texts (1552–1612) was a Dutch painter and nurseryman noted for his publication in 1612 at Frankfurt-am-Main of Florilegium Amplissimum et Selectissimum.Sweert was born at Zevenbergen and lived in a period when new plants from across the world were being introduced to Europe via Dutch, English and French ships. To meet the burgeoning interest in plants by the public, nurseries were being established by wealthy merchants in order to meet the demand. Botanical illustration suddenly found a new outlet in the production of nursery catalogues. Sweert prepared his Florilegium as a guide of his available stock for the Frankfurt Fair of 1612. The plates, depicting some 560 bulbs and flowers, were from the Johann Theodore de Bry Florilegium which in turn was based on that by Pierre Vallet. His attractively depicted bulbs sparked their popularity, leading to 6 editions of the work between 1612 and 1647, and a demand which would later result in "Tulipomania". At the time of the fair Sweert was in the employ of Emperor Rudolf II as head of his gardens in Vienna. He borrowed freely from plates that had been published before, so that many of those that appeared in the Florilegium had been cultivated in the gardens of King Henry IV of France at the Louvre. He died in Amsterdam.

Digitalis Florib Albis

Antique copper engraving from Emanuel Sweert who  produced what is considered the first nurserymen’s catalogue and was one of the first artists to depict the bulb distinct from the plant. His plates of flowers were  placed on each page. with considerably more space than Morrison, Merian etc. The work served as both a picture-book of plants and a sale catalogue,but  no information was given as to the prices of the plants,you were  informed that they could be purchased during the Frankfurt-am-Main Fair at the author's shop opposite the Römer, and subsequently in Amsterdam. The copper plate engravings were then hand coloured in this case many many years ago . These is some spotting and age staining but they were printed from 1612 to 1647 in uk terms Queens Elizabeth 1st to  Cromwell. Well framed higher cost is due to cost of postage in frame. Sent to the US/Canada minus glass for safety  £365 incl delivery  much cheaper collected

Iris Bulbosa Flore Albo

Antique copper engraving from Emanuel Sweert who  produced what is considered the first nurserymen’s catalogue and was one of the first artists to depict the bulb distinct from the plant. His plates of flowers were  placed on each page. with considerably more space than Morrison, Merian etc. The work served as both a picture-book of plants and a sale catalogue,but  no information was given as to the prices of the plants,you were  informed that they could be purchased during the Frankfurt-am-Main Fair at the author's shop opposite the Römer, and subsequently in Amsterdam. The copper plate engravings were then hand coloured in this case many many years ago . These is some spotting and age staining but they were printed from 1612 to 1647 in uk terms Queens Elizabeth 1st to  Cromwell. Well framed higher cost is due to cost of postage in frame. Sent to the US/Canada minus glass for safety  £365 incl delivery  much cheaper collected

Dracuncul Vel Serpetaria Major

Antique copper engraving from Emanuel Sweert who  produced what is considered the first nurserymen’s catalogue and was one of the first artists to depict the bulb distinct from the plant. His plates of flowers were  placed on each page. with considerably more space than Morrison, Merian etc. The work served as both a picture-book of plants and a sale catalogue,but  no information was given as to the prices of the plants,you were  informed that they could be purchased during the Frankfurt-am-Main Fair at the author's shop opposite the Römer, and subsequently in Amsterdam. The copper plate engravings were then hand coloured in this case many many years ago . These is some spotting and age staining but they were printed from 1612 to 1647 in uk terms Queens Elizabeth 1st to  Cromwell. Well framed higher cost is due to cost of postage in frame. Sent to the US/Canada minus glass for safety  £325 incl delivery  much cheaper collected


Johann Christoph Volkamer (also: Volcamer, Volckamer, Volkammer, Volcameris) (June 7, 1644 – August 26, 1720) was the son of the physician Johann George Volkamer. He was occupied by hobby with the botany and maintained a garden in the today's Nurembergian Gostenhof district. He published 1708-1714 a two volume work over citrus under the title "Nurenbergische Hesperides, the thorough description of the noble Citron, used in within and neighbouring area, praised Lemon, and Orange fruits, like such, be received and carried away, velvet of a detailed description of most sorts, which some were brought to Nuremberg actually grown, others by different strange places there..Lemons, limes, oranges, bergamots and grapefruits – both typical and exotic varieties and shapes -- are shown, as well as some other non-citrus fruits such as pineapples, pomegranates, and coconuts.In this period, it was fashionable among the aristocracy in Central Europe to grow plants native to the Mediterranean and the tropics, despite the cold winter climate. They built tall greenhouses to shelter the trees during the winter, and had the plants moved outdoors in the summer. .Heavily influenced by Ferrari so included together


Olive /Olivo plus Rotenberg below
from Nürnbergische Hesperides by Johann Christoph Volckamer (1644-1720) (editor) Artists included Paul Decker, B. Kenkel, I.C. Steinberger, Delsenbach, T.G. Beckh, Krieger, F.P. Lindner et al. also engravers used included L.C. Glotsch, J.C. Dehne, Montalegre, et al. Published by J.A. Endter Sohn und Erben, Nuremberg: 1708 and 1714 Hand-colored engravings Size 12.5 x 8.25 inches each, platemark; 14 x 9 inches each, overall Mounted some age toning due to extreme age and paper type used ie not as good as Ferrari below ! £285 mounted inc delivery




Aubergine /Melanzana  plus Prospect in Lochnerischen Barten below
from Nürnbergische Hesperides by Johann Christoph Volckamer (1644-1720) (editor) Artists included Paul Decker, B. Kenkel, I.C. Steinberger, Delsenbach, T.G. Beckh, Krieger, F.P. Lindner et al. also engravers used included L.C. Glotsch, J.C. Dehne, Montalegre, et al. Published by J.A. Endter Sohn und Erben, Nuremberg: 1708 and 1714 Hand-colored engravings Size 12.5 x 8.25 inches each, platemark; 14 x 9 inches each, overall Mounted some age toning due to extreme age and paper type used ie not as good as Ferrari below ! £285 mounted inc delivery



lemons/ Alia Lima Citrata, Plate 337 /Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery cheaper collected  not the £600+ of London



  Oranges/ Aurantium Startum, Plate 401 /Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London ! mark at base will  remove



 Oranges/ Aurantium Callosum, Plate 411 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !




 Oranges/ Aurantium Distortum, Plate 415 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !

 

 Oranges/  Idem Aurantium Disectum, Plate 441 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !


 

Lemon/ Lumia Valentina, Plate 321 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !



Lemon/ Limon Laurae, Plate 219 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !



Lemon/ Idem Aurantium Limonis Effigie , Plate 385 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !



Lemon/ Idem Arivo Sevrio , Plate 215 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !



Lemon/ Sponginus Calabriae Rugosus , Plate 301 /  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !



Lemon/ Pomum Paradisi, Plate 307/  Citrus  by Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, 1646 looks to be Quince
Antique copperplate engraving  of Citrus Fruit  by Giovanni Battista Ferrari ( Siena , 1584 about - Siena , 1 February 1655 ) was a Jesuit and botanist. From Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor[Hesperides, or Concerning the Cultivation and Uses of the Golden Apple  in Four Volumes]  Published by Hermanni Scheus, Rome: 1646 .Citrus fruits – lemons, oranges, limes, citrons, and antiquated citrus varieties -- each tied with ribbons labeled with the name of the specimen.  This work was compiled by the Italian Jesuit scholar and professor Giovanni Battista Ferrari, and illustrated mainly by Dutch printmaker Cornelis Bloemaert.from a series of 110 plates using artists  including Johann Friedrich Greuterm Cornelis Bloemaert, Nicholas Poussin, and Nicholas Foucault Size Image 302 x 197 mm, Sheet 352 x 243 mm most have narrow margins as printed  £310 inc delivery not the £600+ of London !







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