Plantae selectae cereus, night blooming cactus. Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770).
Selenicereus grandiflorus (The Queen of the Night - a night blooming cactus) by Ehret. Plantae selectae. Ionnes Elias Haid filius. Sketch 31 from a collection of original drawings and sketches.
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 52cm, width 34cm (20.5" x 13.4")
Printed & handmade in England.
Georg Dionysius Ehret, Georg Ehret was regarded as one of the best botanical artists of his day - if not the best. A prodigious artist who produced an enormous number of high quality illustrations for various botanical publications and plant collectors.