"Grüner Sylvaner" Eckstein u Stable, Stūttgart. Chromolithograph,
Circa1907, Germany. From Deutschland Obstorher, Artist
Unknown. Matted and in clear slip cover, paper size
height 11" x width 8", perfect condition, vibrant colors.
These illustrations were used in school in Germany.
One of the earliest books to illustrate citrus fruits
was published in 1708, Volckamer's Nurnbergische Hesperides.
In 1729 Batty Langley published Pomona or the Fruit
Garden Illustrated . . . with over 300 drawings of several
fruits engraved on seventy-nine folio pages. What followed
was Twelve Months of Fruit in 1732 to several other
noteworthy publications to Poiteau's Histoire Naturelle
des Orangers in 1818. Today, fruit illustrations are
highly sought after by collectors, decorators, gardeners,
and others interested in this area.
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