Hortus Eystettensis was published in to document a garden created by the Prince-Bishop of EichstStt which contained all the shrubs and flowering plants. BESLER, Basilius (). Hortus Eystettensis. [Nuremberg]: Royal broadsheet ( x mm). Letterpress: dedication to Johann Christoph, Prince. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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Retrieved from ” https: Flowers were drawn from life with flower boxes sent to Nuremberg so that artists there could work from fresh specimens, with the eystetttensis that these plant portraits serve both as documentation and pleasure; here is a garden made perennial and evergreen. Contact Client Service info christies. Very possibly Dr Giovanni Faber Bamberg Romeprofessor of medicine, director of the papal botanical garden and member of the Accademia dei Lincei.

Capecci, L’accademia dei lincei e la cultura europeap. The luxury version sold for an exorbitant florinswhile the plain, uncoloured copies went for 35 florins each. The modern French translation of the herbal appears under the title Herbier des quatres saisonsand Italian version is L’erbario delle quattro stagioni.

The first edition was published in two issues: The first edition printed copies, which took four years to sell. View a machine-translated version of the German article.


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For more guidance, see Wikipedia: Faber counted among his close friends the artists Eysteytensis, Brill and Elsheimer, and scientists across Europe, including Christoph Clavius, Marcus Welser, Giovanni della Porta, and many others. While uncoloured copies were available for 35 florins rising to 48coloured copies cost florins. Descriptions of the plants were in Latin and showed remarkable anticipation of the binomial system, in that the captions often consisted of the first two or eystettensos words of the description.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hortus Eystettensis. The Bishop, Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, commissioned Besler to produce the work, which he compiled over sixteen years, although the bishop died before its completion. David Paisey has observed that if the watermark is read as Briquet did as a pine-cone within an armorial shield, then it may be the arms of Augsburg, which further points to Wolfgang Kilian’s shop at Augsburg as responsible for eystettehsis engravings cf.


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Camerarius’ nephew, Ludwig Jungermann —was a botanist and wrote the lion’s share of the descriptive text. Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution. The print is dedicated to Giovanni Faber; and dated 20 December The majority of drawings are directly on the plate and are very fine, possibly by the artist who coloured the work.

Five drawings are on separate sheets bound in, one on prepared blue paper with an inscription in Italian on the verso, and one of the giant granadilla, representing the specimen grown by Cardinal Farnese. Painted halls and pleasure rooms further hrtus the gardens. Italian, probably Milanese, midth-century russet calf over pasteboard, border of gilt and blind fillets, large central lozenge of floral tools and small stars, larger tool repeated at corners and, with pomegranate tool, in spine compartments, title lettered along spine, 4 clasps, sprinkled edges, later slipcase new endpapers, a little eystettrnsis, wear at spine with loss at head, lower spine compartment renewed, some rubbing, discreet repairs at extremities, clasp-leather renewed.

Despite much interest in the work and numerous documentary sources, much mystery still surrounds its publication. Herzog August of Braunschweig exclaimed in disbelief over the price of a coloured copy, but acquired one nonetheless, once he was assured that he had indeed understood the price correctly.

Views Read Edit View history. Christie’s is eystetfensis to Nicolas Barker for sharing his expertise on the edition and its colouring.

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Lacking season titles as often; a few small wormholes in title, preliminary leaves, first few and final 7 plates; single wormhole in eysetttensis area through plate 85; faint dampstaining in first approx. Giovanni Faber, a German physician, came to Rome for scientific studies. Faber was at the nexus of scientific circles focused on the visual representation of natural history, as well as the study and cultivation of specimens in the papal gardens. Machine translation like Deepl yortus Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as eystettensus and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.


The large floral tool appears to be identical to one used by Pietro Martire Locarno at Milan; after his death in hirtus business was continued by his widow in partnership with the bookseller G. Hainhofer had been instructed to acquire for Duke August an uncoloured copy in sheets, and in this letter he reports that the price of an uncoloured copy had risen to 48 florins; eysettensis he had managed to obtain for Duke August a copy otherwise destined for Faber; and that two hortue copies still remained for sale.

Interestingly, a similar print of the giant granadilla, but with caption by Tobia Aldini and dated Venice, 20 Julyis preserved in the copy of the Hortus Eystettensiscoloured in Germany, bound in Italy, and owned by the noted Venetian art patron, Andrea Vendramin fl. Articles to be expanded from October All articles to be expanded Articles needing translation from German Wikipedia. Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with the hand-colouring adding greatly to the final effect.

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You must provide copyright eystettensiw in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. London 13 July This page was last edited on 13 Januaryat Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in German.

The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies.