Night blooming Cactus, Silk Wall Hanging

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.

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