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.
Silk wall hanging, 15" x 30".
100% Silk, mounted on canvas. Wood frame and faux leather strap.
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.