Big Mexican Scarlet Sage (Salvia gesneriaeflor)

Artist/Collection: Charles Antoine Lemaire
Product Code: FRP21207
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Big Mexican Scarlet Sage (Salvia gesneriaeflor)

24.5 x 14.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).

Central America

This is an antique chromolithograph from Le Jardin Fleuriste which was published from 1851 to 1854 by Charles Antoine Lemaire (Professor of Botany), in an era of travel and exploration. Plants from around the world were being collected and bought back to Europe and eagerly studied by botanists and horticulturalists. Charles Antoine Lemaire was a prominent botanist and was involved with many of the most important botanical works.

This is a hand finished chromolithograph on mid-weight creamy white paper, image on one side, blank on the reverse side.

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Style
Date Made 1849-1899
Paper Size 24.5 x 14.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Red
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)
Tags: sage