Title ROSA RUBIGINOSA 1802 English Botany Sowerby Engraving (An Original Hand-Colored Print)
Seller ID 6767
For sale: This is a small original, hand-colored engraving from 1802. The words "Rosa rubiginosa" is engraved below the image. Engraved on a second line below the title are the words "March 1, 1802 Published by Js. Sowerby London". The upper corner includes the numbers 99 and 714. The print is delicately engraved and colored by hand. The paper is clean with strong colors. The print opening is 6 3/4" tall and 4" wide. The paper is a very clean antique white. The watercolors used are pinks and greens. The matting is a complimentary antique beige. The print is hinged, not glued. The print has been double matted and professionally cut. The outside dimensions of the mat board are 12" high x 9" wide. It will fit into a (U. S. ) Standard frame size. The price includes the print, matting, art foam backing support (unglued) ; a frame is not included. Any glare in the image is from a protective acetate wrap-around to keep the print and mat board protected. ; .
Botanicals Original Art Hand Colored James Sowerby Engraving Rose Antique