FLORILEGIUM IMPERIALE: Botanical Illustrations for Francis I of Austria. With Essay by Marina Heilmeyer. Walter Lack.

FLORILEGIUM IMPERIALE: Botanical Illustrations for Francis I of Austria. With Essay by Marina Heilmeyer.

Munich: Prestel, nd. Hardcover. folio, color pictorial cloth; 304 pp., 120 facsimile reproductions of the original illustrations (in slightly reduced format), many other illustrations in the text. No slipcase. Fine. Item #21760
ISBN: 3791334921

Superb reproductions of 120 of the 1300 flower portraits by Matthias Schumtzer of the flowers in the Austrian Imperial Gardnens. Commissioned by Emperor Francis I in 1791 and completed in 1824.

Price: $75.00

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