Original engraving with later hand-coloring by Crispijn van
de Passe II from "Hortus Floridus." Utrecht, circa 1615. Unframed. Each print, 9.5"H x 6.75"L. Light toning, minor stains to edges.
Original Besler botanical engraving with period hand-coloring, circa
1615, with text on verso. Basilius Besler¹s magnificent engravings are the first large-folio natural history botanicals. His work, Hortus Eystettensis (Garden of Eichstätt), is the earliest documentation of a specific garden and ...
Engraving of "The Fall of Icarus," partially hand-colored
at a later date, engraved by Sadeler after Hans Bol (1534-1593). Circa late-16th-century or early-17th-century. Unframed. Light wear to edges, especially left bottom corner.