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Olive (Olea europaea) and Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia): flowering branches and floral segments. Colour and coloured mezzotint, c. 1741.

  • Huysum, Jacob van, approximately 1687-approximately 1740.
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[1741]
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25312i
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[London], [1741]

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint with line etching, printed in colour and with watercolour ; platemark 24.6 x 18.4 cm

Lettering

Elaeagnus. the olive tree. the ovary

Creator/production credits

Possibly drawn by Van Huysum and engraved by E. Kirkall

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25312i

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  • English


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