(Flora)

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(Flora)
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I. Iac. Haid after Baumgartner
(Flora)
Augsburg c. 1735
Mezzotint printed in blue.
320 x 200 mm
£220
A very decorative alegorical frontispiece to J Weinmann’s work on botanical illustration. Flora is seated on an elaborate dais, holding before her a bowl of exotic flowers and cacti, vegetables lie at her feet, she is encircled by other alegiorical subjects.