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Botanical, Filippo Arena, Lilium Reproduction, Tab 32, Filippo Arena Flowers, c1767

Botanical, Filippo Arena, Lilium Reproduction, Tab 32, Filippo Arena Flowers, c1767

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Date: Reproduction from 1767

Publisher: Filippo Arena

Paper size: 380 x 290mm 

Print size: 340 x 235mm

Condition: Very good

Technique: Copperplate engraving

Price: $45

Provenance:

Reproduction of an engraving by P.M. Camareri that was hand-colored for the publication of La Natura e Coltura di Fiori Fisicamente Esposta (The Nature and Cultivation of Flowers Physically Displayed), a stunning horticulture catalogue by Filippo Arena in Palermo, Sicily, in the year 1767-8. Arena created extraordinary colour and floral arrangements for a horticultural catalogue. Arena imitated earlier botanists like DeBry, Sweertius, and Besler who had given flowers and other plants a dramatic textural aspect in the 17th century.
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