Wagner, Daniel (1800 -1890): POLYPODIUM VULGARE ~ FERN

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Date of Printing: 1828 • Medium: Lithograph (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Plants & Flowers • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Romantic (1800 - 1899) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: N/A • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 45 x 31.5 • Style: FOLIO Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Woven • Framed: Print only

A beautifully hand-coloured lightographic print, illustrated by Ignaz Stenzel, in Daniel Wanger's work "Pharmaceutisch-Medizinische Botanik", Published during1828-1830. Condition EXCELLENT.

These rare hand-colored lithographs are from the work entitled Pharmaceutisch-Medizinische Botanik written by Daniel Wagner, meticulously illustrated by Ignaz Stenzel, and published in 1828-1830 in Vienna. Though it is a delightful work, Botanik is surprisingly unknown, being unmentioned by several famous catalogs of botanical prints, including those by Blunt and Dunthorne. “It undoubtedly contains [Stenzel’s] best botanical illustrations and brings to an appropriate and glorious conclusion the succession of great Viennese botanical artists initiated by Jacquin.” (Sotherby's Magnificent Botanical Books) They are on top-quality woven paper.