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TWO 18TH C. BOTANICAL COLORED ENGRAVINGS.

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TWO 18TH C. BOTANICAL COLORED ENGRAVINGS.
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Two 18th C. hand colored engravings, botanical studies of flowering plants and insects. Signed in plate “P. Sluyter Sculp,” Pieter Sluyter, 18th C. Dutch engraver. After original paintings by Maria Sibylla Merian, an early female scientific illustrator who travelled to Suriname in 1699 and self-published her work with the help of Sluyter and two other engravers. Plate 14.5” x 10.5”, Overall 27” x 21”.
Condition
Not examined out of frame, some mat burn visible, a few faint spots.
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TWO 18TH C. BOTANICAL COLORED ENGRAVINGS.

Estimate $200 - $400
Jun 01, 2022
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Starting Price $100
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0405: TWO 18TH C. BOTANICAL COLORED ENGRAVINGS.

Sold for $600
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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
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Jun 01, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0405 Details

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Two 18th C. hand colored engravings, botanical studies of flowering plants and insects. Signed in plate “P. Sluyter Sculp,” Pieter Sluyter, 18th C. Dutch engraver. After original paintings by Maria Sibylla Merian, an early female scientific illustrator who travelled to Suriname in 1699 and self-published her work with the help of Sluyter and two other engravers. Plate 14.5” x 10.5”, Overall 27” x 21”.
Condition
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Not examined out of frame, some mat burn visible, a few faint spots.

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