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Limon Cornagione - J. C. Volckamer. Antique botanical citrus illustration.
Johann Christoph Volckamer (1662-1744) was the rich heir of a family silk factory who dedicated his time to growing lemons & oranges in a greenhouse in his large Nuremberg garden, one of the city's finest. His Nürnbergische Hesperides was a scientific catalog of his collection, & is regarded as one of the most beautiful works on botany of the Baroque period. Expertly drawn, engraved & colored, the illustrations therein depict the fruit gracefully afloat in the air above quaint scenes
Fruit Prints from Volckamer 1708, citrus. Rare and whimsical copper engraving from Volckamer’s Nuernbergische Hesperides, circa 1708-14.
Fruit Prints from Volckamer 1708
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Johann Volckamer - Limon Peretto o Spada fora incanellato, Perettin
Full page botanical drawing of Phyllitis hemionitis, labelled 'Hemionite' (a type of fern) with ruins in the background, a man tending a tree and a man sitting on a fallen column. Dioscorides’ ‘De re medica’, by Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Physician of Siena, assembled and illustrated by Gherardo Cibo—ca. 1564-1584.