Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Les Roses

Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Les Roses

Redoute, probably the most famous botanical illustrator ever, was working under the patronage of Empress Josephine when he produced these gorgeous engravings. They were originally part of a three volume set [1817-25] Our two were beautifully framed by a top flight gallery.

The sheets themselves measure 24×14

France, 1820 c.H: 32"W: 24"Reference number: 25211-2