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Foxgloves from 'Hortus Eystettensis'

Foxgloves from 'Hortus Eystettensis'

Medium: Ink and pigments on paper

Shelfmark: 10.TAB.29

Item number: Aest.ord.1 f.2

Length: 552

Width: 397

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Illuminated Manuscript

This illustration of foxgloves comes from the ‘Hortus Eystettensis’ of 1613, by Basilius Besler. In two large and sumptuously coloured volumes, Besler details all the plants growing through four seasons in the Garden of Eichstatt in Germany.

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