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Scientific Illustration by Subject: Botanical/Botany:

Ehret, Georg Dionysius (1708 -1770)


Biographical: Born in Germany. Worked with Carl Linneaeus, Christoph Jakob Trew, William Aiton, and Patrick Browne. Illustrated Hortus cliffortianus (1738), Hortus nitidissimis (1750-1786), Plantae selectae (1750-73) , Hortus kewensis (1789), Plantae et papiliones rariores (1748-1759) and The civil and natural history of Jamaica (1756). Married sister-in-law of Philip Miller.

Georg Ehret

G.d. Ehret - Flowers with Butterflies 3 of 4

Georg Ehret


Georg Ehret : Engravings
Celtic Spike
art from artoftheprint.com
Plant
art from artoftheprint.com 
Hop Plants
art from artoftheprint.com 
 
Thistle
art from artoftheprint.com 
     


Also See:
University of Maryland: Georg Dionys Ehret
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: Georg Dionys Ehret
Wikipedia: Georg Dionysius Ehret
History of Botanical Illustration
Images Imperfect, the Legacy of Scientific Illustration
Rare Books from the MBG Library: Georg Dionys Ehret
Natural History Museum, London: Georg Dionysius Ehret
An exhibition of flower illustration in books since the Renaissance

 

 

 

 

 

 

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