Graphiken – 18. Jahrhundert

18th century graphics and drawings

The newly discovered, unpublished watercolor drawings for Jean Baptiste de Lamarck’s first book Flore Francaise

BULLIARD, Jean Baptiste Francois (* 1752 Aubepierre-sur-Aube; † 1793 Paris) and LAMARCK, Jean Baptiste de (* 1744 Bazentin-le-Petit; † 1829 Paris) - 467 original watercolour drawings on 239 leaves, with handwritten descriptions and notes. n.d. (c. 1776-1778). Contemporary leather with blank spine label. 230x297 mm.
This very important manuscript represents the previously unknown botanical drawings for Lamarck's Flore Francaise and demonstrates the hitherto fameless cooperation between two of the foremost French botanists from the 18th century.
EUR 550.000,-

GRÄNICHER, Samuel - Portrait of a young nobleman. Stencil and watercolor drawing. c. 1700.
EUR 1100,-

HENDRIKS, Wybrand - Portrait of a man sitting at a table. Sanguine drawing. c. 1780.
EUR 950,-

First German edition of a work on formal gardens by Baroque French architect Alexander le Blond

LE BLOND, Alexander and DEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE, Antoine-Joseph - Neueröfnete Gärtner-Akademie oder: Die Kunst Pracht-und Lust-Gärten samt dererselben Auszierungen und Wasserwerken wohl anzulegen Mit drey-und dreyssig kupfer-Taffeln versehen und aus dem Französischen ins Deutsche übersesset von Franz Anton Danreitter. 4to [183 x 118mm]. Augsburg, 1753. Original half leather with spine label and gold ornaments on spine. (13) 368 (2) pages. 1st German edition. With engraved frontispiece and 36 other copper engravings.
EUR 1200,-