Botanical Prints, Art and Books

15th to 18th Century Prints

Besler Botanicals

Basilius Besler
Hortus Eystettensis
Nuremburg:
1613 & later
Hand-colored engravings
$1,800 to $4,200 each

Prints from Naauwkeurige Beschryving Der Aardgewassen

Abraham Munting
Naauwkeurige Beschryving
Netherlands: 1696
Hand-colored engravings
$250 to $975 each

Print of Tulips

Johann Weinmann
Phytanthoza Iconographia
Nuremberg:
1737-1745
$250 to $1,250

Hill Prints

John Hill
Eden: A Compleat Body of Gardening
London:
1756-57
Hand-colored engravings
$600 and up each

Tropical Botanicals from Natural History of Barbados

Georg Dionysius Ehret
Natural History of Barbados
London: 1750
Hand colored engravings
$550 each

Chinoiserie Botanicals from Collection Precieuse et Enluminee des Fleurs

Pierre Joseph Buchoz
Chinoiserie Botanicals from Collection Precieuse
Paris: 1776-79
Hand-colored engravings
$950 to $1,250 each

A Flower Piece

Jan van Huysum
A Flower Piece
John Boydell, London: 1778
Mezzotint
$1,900

The Gentleman's Recreations

Richard Blome
Agricultural Goddesses from The Gentleman's Recreations
London: 1710
$475 each

19th Century Prints

Redoute Rosa

Pierre Redouté
Les Roses
Paris: 1817-24
$2,500 to $4,800

Prints after Redouté

Pierre Redouté
Choix Des Plus Belles Fleurs
Paris: 1827-33
$1,200 to $2,800

Lily Prints after Redouté

Pierre Redouté
Lilies from Album de Redouté
Paris: 1824
Stipple engravings
$450 to $1,500 each

Magnolia from Description des Plantes Rares

Pierre Redouté
Magnolia from Description des Plantes Rares
Paris: 1813
Stipple engraving
$2,800

Hibiscus from Description des Plantes Rares

Pierre Redouté
Hibiscus from Description des Plantes Rares
Paris: 1813
Stipple engraving
$550

Gloriosa Lily

Pierre Redouté
Gloriosa Lily from Les Liliacées
Paris: 1802-16
Stipple engraving
$1,800

Thornton Botanicals

Robert Thornton
Folio Prints from The Temple of Flora
London: 1799-1807
Hand-colored engravings
$1,800 each and up

Forbes Oriental Memoirs

James Forbes
Oriental Memoirs
London: 1813-15
$750 each

Orchids from Sertum Orchidaceum

John Lindley
Orchids from Sertum Orchidaceum
Ridgway, London: 1837-41
Hand-colored lithographs
$600 each

Berlese Camellia prints

Laurent Berlèse/
J.J Jung
Camellias

Paris: 1841-43
Stipple engravings
$375 to $550

L'Illustration Horticole

Botanicals from L'Illustration Horticole
Belgium: 1887-93
$250 to $750 each

Linden Orchid Prints

Linden
Orchids
Belgium: 1885-1903
$450 each

Orchid Album

Warner
Orchids
London:1882-97
$450 each

Prints from Plantae Asiaticae Rariores

Nathaniel Wallich
Plantae Asiaticae Rariores
London:
c. 1829-32
$500 each

Robert Sweet Auriculas

Robert Sweet
The Florist's Guide
London
1827-32
$250 each

8 Ladies Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium) Botanical Prints

Jeanne Koch
Ladies Slipper Orchids
Belgium: 1888
Chromolithographs
$2,400, set of 6

Green Nature-printed Ferns

Thomas Moore
Green Nature Printed Ferns
London: 1855-57
$400 to $950

Sepia Nature-printed Plants

Von Ettingshausen and Pokorny
Nature-printed Plants
Vienna: 1856 and Prague: 1873
$550 each

Blume Javan Ferns

Blume
Javan Ferns
2nd Qtr. 19th C.
$450 each

Seder Plants

Seder et al.
Art Nouveau Plants
Chromolithographs
Vienna: 1890
$450 to $550

The Park and the Forest

J.D. Harding
The Park and the Forest
Hullmandel, London: 1841
Sepia lithographs
$450 each

Palms

Brazilian Palm Tree from Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium

Joao Barbosa Rodrigues
Palm Trees
from Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium

Brussels: 1903
Chromolithographs
$550 each and up

Palms Horticole

Prize Palm Trees
Chromolithographs
Ghent:
1854-1896
$250 each

The Dudaim

Palm Studies
Amsterdam
c. 1725
$375 each

Weinmann Tropical Prints

Weinmann
Phytanthoza Iconographia
Nuremberg:
1737-1745
$250 to $1,250

Tropical trees

Banana Tree
Coconut Tree
Watercolors
c. 1930s
$3,750, pair

Fruit

Volckamer Botanical Prints from Nurnbergische Hesperides

Johann C. Volckamer
Nürnbergische Hesperides: Citrus Fruits
Nuremberg: 1708-1714
Hand-colored engravings
$800 to $1,900

Volckamer Pineapple

Johann C. Volckamer
Nürnbergische Hesperides: Pineapple
Nuremberg: 1708-14
Hand-colored engraving
$1,900

Prevost Pineapple

Prévost
Study of a Pineapple
Paris: 1805
Hand-colored stipple engraving
$2,400

Pineapple Prints

Johann W. Weinmann
Pineapples and Bananas
Regensburg: 1737-45
Mezzotint engravings
$250 to $1,250

Gloriosa Lily

Pierre Redouté
Les Liliacées: Banana
Paris: 1802-16
Stipple engraving
$5,200

Ferrari Citrus Botanical Prints

G.B. Ferrari
Botanical Citrus Prints
Rome: 1646
$1,400 each

Fruits from Traite des Arbres Fruitiers

H.L. Duhamel du Monceau
Traité des Arbres Fruitiers
Paris: 1807-1835
Stipple engravings
$600 each

Bivort Fruit Studies

Alexandre Bivort
Fruit Studies
Brussels: 1853-60
Hand-colored lithographs
$375 each

Buchoz Papaya

Pierre Joseph Buchoz
Papaya from Histoire Universelle du Règne Végétal
Paris: 1774-80
Hand-colored engraving
$700

Brookshaw fruit print

George Brookshaw
Pomona Britannica: Fruits
Quarto edition, London: 1817
$450 to 750 each

Brookshaw Folio Fruits Prints

George Brookshaw
Pomona Britannica: Fruits
Folio edition, London: 1804-12
$1,900 each

Fruit Still Life

William Mussil
Fruit-Bearing Botanicals
Lithographs, 1870
$750 to $1,250

Ellen Isham Schutt Fruit Paintings

Ellen Isham Schutt
California Orange and Malaga Grapes
American: 1910
Watercolors on paper
$2,200, the pair

Fruits of the Tropics

Fruits of the Tropics
Currier & Ives, New York: 1871
Hand-colored lithograph
$450

Bouquets

Flowers in a Basket

Jean-Louis Prévost
Flowers and a Basket
Paris: Early 19th C.
$550

Roscoe Botanicals

Alphand
Les Promenades de Paris
1867-73
$550 each

Muller Botanicals

Muller
Botanicals
Paris: 1872
$450 each

Vouga Botanicals

Vouga
Botanicals
Late 19th C.
$800, set of 4

Floral Arrangements

Paul de Longpré
Floral Arrangements
Chicago: 1895
$600, pair

Champin Botanicals

Elisa-Honorine Champin
Floral Bouquets
3rd Qtr. 19th C.
Chromolithographs
$475 each

Champin Botanicals

Elisa-Honorine Champin
Floral Bouquets
3rd Qtr. 19th C.
Chromolithographs
$475, the pair

Currier and Ives Bouquet

Currier & Ives
Flowers
3rd Qtr. 19th C.
$375 framed

Currier and Ives Bouquet, Flowers: Roses and Bluebells

Currier & Ives
Bouquet of Roses and Bluebells
3rd Qtr. 19th C.
$375

Fraipont Botanicals

Gustave Fraipont
Botanicals
Paris: c. 1900
Chromolithographs
$375, pair

Claude Saucy etchings

Claude Gerald Saucy
Flowering Plants
Hand-colored etchings
$800, set of four

Alexandroff Flowers

D.N. Alexandroff
Flowers in
Grecian Vase

Hand-colored engraving
$550

Paintings & Drawings

Dietzsch Botanicals

Barbara Regina Dietzsch
Pair of Bouquet Flower Studies
Nuremberg:
18th C.
Gouache on vellum
Price on Request

Dietzsch Botanicals

Barbara Regina Dietzsch
Pair of Bouquet Flower Studies
Nuremberg:
18th C.
Gouache on vellum in antique frames
Price on Request

Lisez Tres Cher Obiet le Plus Tendre des Billets

Floral Illuminated Manuscript
French: c. 1480-90
Gouache on vellum
$3,200

Floral Bouquet

Floral Bouquet
Watercolor
French: 1867
$950

Tulip Bouquet

Tulip Bouquet
French School: 1826
Watercolor
$1,200

Primula (Primroses)

Primula [Cowslip]
Continental:
c. 1800
Watercolors
$1,500, the pair

Chinese Botanical Watercolors

Chinese Export School
Large Set of Botanical Watercolors
Fushan, China:
c. 1850
$250 to $450 each

Chinese Export Botanical Paintings

Chinese Export School
Botanical Paintings
China: c. 1829
Watercolor
$5,200, set of 4

Pirouette: Bearded Iris

Richard A. Mueller
Pirouette: Bearded Iris
Wisconsin: 4th Qtr. 20th C.
Colored pencil
$600

Mushroom paintings

Marcia Gaylord Norman
Cape Cod Mushrooms and Fungi
American:
1950s-1970s
Watercolors
$250 to $750 each

Hinano, Male Flower of the Hala Tree

Alexander Samuel MacLeod
[Hinano, Male Flower of the Hala Tree]
American: c. 1940s
Watercolor on paper
$3,900

Held Calla Lilies

John Held, Jr.
Calla Lilies

American: 1934
Watercolor
$2,800

Whitteker Floral

Lilian E. Whitteker
Floral Still Lifes
French:
Mid 20th C.
Watercolor
$950, pair

Orchids

Charles Baskerville
[Orchids]
American: 1980
Watercolor
$375

About Botanicals

To learn more about the history of botanical prints, read our online article Flower Power.

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