Curtis Botanical Magazine Fitch antique 1844 h/c engraving 4086 Pink Pentas

Category Art Art Prints

Current price $22.00

Listing type Fixed Price Item

Location Chicago, Illinois 606** US

Quantity sold 0

Quantity available 1

Bids 0

Seller kimberhoff (438)

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Size Small (up to 12in.)

Region Of Origin Great Britain, United Kingdom

Artist Walter Hood Fitch

Production Technique Engraving

Framing Unframed

Height (Inches) 5 1/2

Style Vintage, Illustration Art

Material Archival Poly Sleeve, Paper

Theme flowers, Art, Natural History, Nature

California Prop 65 Warning None

Personalize No

Type Print

Features Archival Poly Sleeve, Original Antique Text Page, Poly sleeve, 1st Edition, Hand Tinted

Subject Botanical

Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) No

Culture Natural History

Print Surface Paper

Signed No

Listed By Dealer or Reseller

Original/Licensed Reprint Original

Year Of Production 1844

Printing Technique Hand Colored Engraving

Medium Engraving

Unit Of Sale Single-Piece Work

Date Of Creation 1800-1899

Original/Reproduction Original Print

Width (Inches) 9

Size Type/Largest Dimension Small (Up to 14in.)

Addition Print Information Hand-colored Engraving

Framed/Unframed Unframed

Art Antique Print

Originality Original

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Original antique hand-colored botanical print from Curtis's Botanical Magazine; Flower-Garden Displayed.
* Original antique hand-colored engraving botanical print
* Botanical illustration by Walter Hood Fitch
* First edition print
* Single sheets are approximately 5 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches; Double sheets are 11 x 9 1/4 inches
* Paper is blank on the back, has strong plate mark and has the natural binding edge
* Some listings include text page(s).
* Prints of this age show expected signs of age - like darkening around the edges, some staining and light foxing (see photo for actual condition). The colors remain vibrant and the paper stable.
* Arrives in archival sleeve with mat board for archival storage
* Only one available
* Ships next business day
The vibrant colors of this print have been painted by hand. The prints have strong plate marks and the natural binding edge. Some prints contain partial watermarks.
The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787. The longest running botanical magazine, it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis's Botanical Magazine.
Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators. Many plants received their first publication on the pages, and the description given was enhanced by the keenly detailed illustrations.
Each antique print is ready for framing and arrives with an archival acid-free 2-ply board and in a poly sleeve suitable for archival storage.
Being that this paper is over 200 years old, it is in very good condition. The original hand-painted colors remain vibrant and stable. The paper is lightweight, strong and not brittle. The reverse side of the print is blank.
Please look at the photos carefully, including cropped detail photos, which will show you more than you can see with your eyes alone.
All items are stored in a smoke-free and pet-free home.
The Details
This listing is for one antique print and the text page. The print you see in the first photo is the print you are buying. Any additional photos are to help you authenticate the edition of the antique print you are buying.
Payment & Discounts
Payment is expected immediately when choosing Buy-It-Now. When purchasing 4 or more prints, you will save $15. These discounts only apply to orders shipping to the same location and on the same date. Add your items to the cart before buying. Items on sale are also available for the additional “buy 4 get $15 off” discount”. This discount is NOT available to listings in which an offer has been accepted.
Your item will be shipped FREE within 1 business day (Monday - Friday) of payment via USPS First Class Mail, which usually takes 2-6 days in the continental United States. All prints are packaged with great care using study materials made of recycled and/or re-used materials.
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