Cornelis Bloemaert the Younger

Set of Eight 17th Century Ribbon-Tied Citrus Hand-Colored Engravings

Mid-17th Century

This group of prints comes from Hesperides Sive de Malorum Aureurom Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor, a treatise on citrus fruits, taxonomy and classification, their origin and locations, methods of cultivation and medicinal uses executed in Rome in 1646, engraved by Cornelis Bloemaert (1603-1683). Each within a giltwood frame.


15.75 x 11.75 x .5 inches