|Title||Odontoglossum (Hybridem) Leroyanum -TAB 37|
|Maker||Henry Moon / Sander's 'Reichenbachia, Orchids Illustrated & Described'|
|Year||London, 1888 - 1894|
size antique lithograph of Orchids ( Odontoglossum
(Hybridem) Leroyanum ) from Frederick Sander's 'Reichenbachia,
Orchids Illustrated & Described', published in 1888-1894. This work is
considered by many to be the pinnacle of all the orchid publications of
the period. It was named after Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1824-1889), a
prominent botanist, ornithologist & orchid fancier. Sander, a native
of Ghent & founder of Messsrs Sanders of St Albans, a large nursery
firm, intended in this work to illustrate all classes of orchids, drawn
life sized & colored by lithography or hand painted when found
expedient. For the illustration of the work he engaged the services of
painter Henry Moon (1857-1905) and the lithographers Joseph Mansell
and Gustav Leutzsch.
The picture does not do justice to this very bright colored lithograph
|Location/Subject||Botanical Antique Prints / Flowers / Orchid / Hybridem) Leroyanum / Reichenbachia|
restored tear (2,5 inch) right below the left signature about
3/4 from the lower edge ( between signature and title).
It is the reason for the low start price. To make the (restored) tear more visible at the picture it is marked it as a dark line.
|Image size||Overall size is ca. 20,5 x 14 inch.|
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