Amorphophallus Leonensis Published 1850
"amorphophallus leonensis" Original lithograph antique print. Published by Louis Van Houtte c1835. A rare vibrant lithograph, now very collectable.
Method: Chromolithograph colour, hand finished with gum arabic highlights
Creator: Louis Van Houtte
Published: Flore des serres et des Jardins de L'Europe / Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe c1835
Condition: Good condition with some age tone to plate
Approx plate size: 10" x 6.5" (260mm x 170mm)
Notes: Louis Benoît van Houtte (29 June 1810 Ypres – 9 May 1876 Ghent) was a Belgian horticulturist who was with the Jardin Botanique de Brussels between 1836 and 1838 and is best known for the journal Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe, produced with Charles Lemaire and M. Scheidweiler, an extensive work boasting more than 2,000 coloured plates in 23 volumes published between 1845 and 1883.