Samuel Curtis, Hyacinthus, Plate 6 from 'The Beauties of Flora', 1820
Taken from a beautifully coloured engraved plate depicting Hyacinthus orientalis, from the 1820 publication ‘The Beauties of Flora’ by Samuel Curtis
100% Silk, beautifully printed in true, vibrant colors.
Silk hand sewn onto canvas backing. Hand painted wooden frame, with faux leather hanging strap.
Size approx. height 45cm, width 30cm (17.7" x 11.8")
Printed & handmade in England.
Samuel Curtis (born in Walworth, Surrey on 29 August 1779) was an English botanist and publisher who specialised in Spermatophytes, a major division of the plant kingdom, characterised by reproduction by seed.