Bigarreau Commun (Bigarreau Cherry). Color engraving. Pierre Antoine Poiteau, Pierre Jean Francois Turpin.

Bigarreau Commun (Bigarreau Cherry). Color engraving.

Paris: Chez F.G. Levrault, 1835. Lovely color stipple engraving of a Bigarreau cherry branch and fruit from the 'Traite des Arbres Fruitiers' commonly considered to be the finest work on fruit ever printed.

Pierre-Antoine Poiteau (1766 – 1854) was a French botanist, gardener and botanical artist. In 1835, with Pierre Jean François Turpin, Poiteau published a new edition of the Traite des arbres fruitiers (Treatise of the fruit trees) by Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau.

Plate size 9 1/2 x 12'; paper 12 1/2 x 19 3/4". OCLC: 1029996597. Very good condition. Item #24431

Price: $345.00