Selection of 20 original antique hand coloured botanical prints from Bessa.
Bessa was born in the Marais district of Paris in 1772 and was a French natural history artist, best known for his botanical illustrations. He was most influenced by the work of Pierre-Joseph Redouté, with whom he also studied.
Bessa illustrated some of the most important botanical publications by the leading French botanists, horticulturists and agriculturists of the day, portraying new species of fruits, flowers and trees from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Fine engraving and fine handcolouring.
These prints are in good conditions.
Please check photos carefully.
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- lot of -20- Copper Engraved Original Handcolouring Botanical Prints a94
- Gravur, Wasserfarbe
- Signiert in der Platte
- In gutem Zustand
- Verkauf mit Rahmen
- 26×16×0 cm