A set of two reproduction images from botanist Johann Weinmann’s "Phytanthoza Iconographia" (1737-1745). These rare and beautiful prints represent one of the most outstanding and innovative achievements in botanical illustration.
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Original hand colored Johann Weinmann print, 1737. Weinmann
directed a famous pharmacy in Regensburg and the Phytanthoza Iconographia was his masterpiece, a huge work in eight folio volumes which provided one of the most comprehensive botanical references of the eighteenth ...