Muscat Blanc. White muscat grapes, Engraving. Pierre Jean Francois Turpin.

Muscat Blanc. White muscat grapes, Engraving.

Paris: Ca. 1820. Striking stipple engraving of white Muscat grapes by one of the greatesty botanical illustrators of the Napoleonic era, P J F Turpin.

Turpin worked closely with Pierre Antoine Poiteau (1766 – 1854) a French botanist, and botanical artist; together they published a new edition of the Traite des arbres fruitiers (Treatise of the fruit trees) by Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau, and Traite des Arbres et des Arbustes.

9 1/2 x 12 1/2", on paper 14 x18" with full margins. Few light brown spots, in margins; few short closed tears at margins. Very good overall. Item #24440

Price: $175.00

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