Botanical Weinmann 3.


Johann Wilhelm Weinmann / Phytanthoza Iconographia 3

Mezzotint plates from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysius Ehret(1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767) Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745. Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measures 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75" average approximate size . Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770) a botanist and entomologist,  known for his botanical illustrations.  Many of the pieces  were painted during Ehret's time under patronage to 3rd Earl of Bute and the Duchess of Portland. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates.  Haid prints have a minute letter H base right corner , Seuter have an S unmarked are mainly by  Ehret

Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) was an influential pharmacist and botanist, director of the longest established pharmacy in Regensburg . He employed Ehret, who was then in his twenties, to make the drawings in Regensburg, many of which were engraved with a recently- developed printing process combining etching and mezzotint, allowing fine detail and subtle shading, which was enhanced by the hand-colouring.It features etching and mezzotint by Haid and Seuter. The Iconographia were the first botanical engravings to be printed in colour with finishing by hand some enhanced with gum arabic

Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770) began his working life as a gardener's apprentice near Heidelberg. His first illustrations were in collaboration with Carl Linnaeus and George Clifford in 1735-1736. Clifford, a wealthy Dutch banker and governor of the Dutch East India Company was a keen botanist with a large herbarium.He had the income to attract the talents of botanists such as Linnaeus and artists like Ehret. Together at the Clifford estate, Hartecamp, which is located south of Haarlem in Heemstede near Bennebroek, they produced Hortus Cliffortianus in 1738.
 Working with Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, Ehret finished only 500 plates of a 1,000 plate book and moved to England where he illustrated many of the more spectacular plants that were in cultivation.

 Title of work: Phytanthoza Iconographia, sive conspectus aliquot millium, tam indigenarum quam exoticarum, ex quatuor mundi partibus...plantarum, arborum, fruticum, florum, fructuum, fungorum, &c
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 All are unmounted full page any defects listed
The first botanical book to use colour-printed mezzotint. Hand-finished colour

 


Glyzyrrhiza Sylvestris floribus puniceis.b.Glyzyrrhiza vulgaris, Reglisse.c.Gnaphalium seu Lagopus minor Pied de Lievre. d.Gnaphalium luteum peregrinum. N548.

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery


Contrayerva Americana vera.b.Contrayerva viperine. N412  -

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery
 

Cytisus Sylvestris caule monstroso.b.Cytisus Sylvestris Ratisbonensis.c.Cytisus supinus folüs incana lanugine inferno pubescentibus Austriacus.d.Cytisus incanus siliquis falcatis. N457 

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery



Cinamomum sive Canella Zeylanica folüs latis oratis frugiferum B.b.Cinamomum Zeylanicum perpetuo florens, B. N386

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery



Chamæmelum inodorum, Camomille sans odeur. b.Chamæmelum Romanum magno flore.c.Chamæmelum Romanum flore simplici.d.Chamæmelum Romanum flore pleno.e.Chamæmelum Romanum flore semipleno. N363 

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery



Calamintha Agrestis.b.Calamintha clinopodü folio. c.Calamintha montana magno flore.d.Calamintha montana folüs acutioribus crenatis.e.Calamintha montana minor N280

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery



Fumaria bulbosa flore rubro.b.Fumaria bulbosa radice cava folüs acutioribus.c.Fumaria Africana vesicaria.d.Fumaria siliqousa Americana. N521 

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery



Ficoides Afra folio triangulari magno securis forma flore aureo stellato.b.Ficoides Africana humilis pinulis in stellam dispositis. c.Ficoides peregrina procumbens maxima folüs latissimus una cum caulibus crystallina aspergine ornatis.d.Ficoides Scolopendriæ folio. N507 

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery



Ferula Amoniac.b.Ferula Galbanifera Galban.c.Ferula Sagapenifera.d.Ferrum equinum, Fer a Cheval. N504 

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £70inc delivery




Majorana origanitis.b.Malabathrum seu folium Indum Feuille Indienne.c.Malva Africana frutescens Ribesü folüs. N692  -

from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery



Macer arbor.b.Majorana annua Seu Sampsuchus Majolaine.c.Majorana perennis Majolaine d' Hyver. N691  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery




Lycium alpinum, seu Pyxacantha.b.Lycium Æthiopicum pyracanthæ folio.c.Lycium Greticum seu Berberis alpina.d.Lycium Gallicum Grame d'Avignon.e.Lycium Indicum spinosum buxifolio. N687  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery



Limonium majus seu Been rubrum, Been rouge.b.Limonium floribus elegantissimis.c.Limonium Lignosum.d.Limonium Syracium. e.Limonium anuum minus.f.Limonium maritimum.g.Limonium minus. N663  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery

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Gentiana cuciata Gentiane croissee.b.Gentiana major lutea.c.Gentiana pratensis flore lanuginoso.d.Gentiana autumnalis ramosa e.Gentiana autumnalis rammosa flore pleno. N534  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed  £165 inc delivery



Lysimachia Chamænerion dicta Pelle bosse.b.Lysimachia pannonica.c.Lysimachia spicata purpurea folio subrotundo. N688  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £165 inc delivery


Geranium Africanum noctu olens radice tuberosa folüs Pastinacæ.B.b.Geranium Africanum tuberosum pusillum.B.c.Geranium Africanum tuberosum pusillum folüs angustioribus.B. N541  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £165 inc delivery fold as issued. .  wider pic

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Geranium officinarum.b.Geranium folio Malvæ rotundo seu Columbinum.c.Geranium Columbinum maximum folüs dissectis.d.Geranium Columbianum tenuius laciniatum. N545  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery



Guajacum verum majus Bois Saint.b.Guajacum minus verum Sive lignum Sauctum Gayac. N560  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery



Solanum halicacabum seu Alkekengi Coqueret.b.Solanum halicacabum folüs pictis Alkekengi.c.Solanum vesicarium Indicum. N931  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery



Amaranthus tricolor luteus et viridis. N95  -
from Phytanthoza Iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) (editor) artists included Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708-1770) Bartholomäus Seuter (1678-1754), Johann Ridinger (1698-1767)& Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767)Published H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer, et al., Regensburg: 1737-1745.Mezzotint engravings, printed in colour, finished by hand measuring 10" X 16" with a platemark of 8.25" X 12.75", average approximate size .Many of the  plates  are engraved after drawings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, though only a few are signed. A vast number of species are displayed -- over 4,000 plants and flowers depicted on 1,025 plates. All are unmounted full page any defects listed £70inc delivery
 

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