Botanical Old Print Mahernia Diffusa by Joseph Franz Jacquin 1797
Title: Mahernia diffusa. Beautiful early botanical print.
High quality Original copperplate print, hand colored.
Jacquin, N.J. von. Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin (16 February 1727 – 26 October 1817) was a scientist who studied medicine, chemistry and botany. Born in Leiden in the Netherlands, he studied medicine at Leiden University, then moved first to Paris and afterward to Vienna. In 1752, he studied under Gerard van Swieten in Vienna. Between 1755 and 1759, Jacquin was sent to the West Indies, Central America, Venezuela and New Granada by Francis I to collect plants for the Schönbrunn Palace,
Original antique print, No reprint, no facsimile.
Size: Sheet app.: 33 x 47 cm. 13 x 18.5 inches. Condition: Nice print in very good condition.