London, South Kensington
24 February 2009
A SET OF TWELVE HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF FRUIT FROM 'POMOLOGIA'
JOHANN HERMANN KNOOP (1700-1769), LATE 18TH CENTURY
Each in later white painted frame
15¼ x 12 5/8 in. (38.7 x 32.4 cm.) overall (12)
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Knoop's Pomologia originally appeared in Dutch in 1758, the author occupying the post of court gardener in Marienberg.
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