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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View a machine-translated version of the German article. He was elected egstettensis of the newly founded Accademia dei Lincei inand became its Chancellor and Secretary. The additional drawings are by at least two artists.

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Camerarius’ nephew, Ludwig Jungermann —was a botanist and wrote the lion’s share of the descriptive text. Price realised GBP 1, Besler had the assistance of his brother and a group of skilled German draughtsmen and engravers, including Sebastian Schedel, an accomplished painter, and Wolfgang Kiliana skilled engraver from Augsburg.

Faber counted among his close eyshettensis the artists Rubens, Brill and Elsheimer, and scientists across Europe, including Christoph Clavius, Marcus Welser, Giovanni della Porta, and many others. Lot From a Private European Library. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The work generally reflected the four seasons, showing first the flowering and then the fruiting stages. Italian, probably Milanese, midth-century russet calf over pasteboard, border of horyus 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 worming, wear at spine with loss at head, lower spine compartment renewed, some rubbing, discreet repairs at extremities, clasp-leather renewed.


You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage eystettensid to the source of your translation. 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.

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This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in German. The original drawings used in preparing the plates for publication survive at the University of Erlangen, and of the copperplates, long thought to have been melted at the Munich mint c.

Two versions were produced, cheap black and white for use as a reference book, and a luxury version without text, printed on quality paper and lavishly hand-coloured.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hortus Eystettensis. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: 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.

History of botany Botanical literature. The Hortus Eystettensis was held up as a model for much of the work of the Linceans; Faber gifted a copy to Cesi for Christmas and Fugger in conjunction with Mattioli?

The modern French translation of the herbal appears under the title Herbier des quatres saisonsand Italian version is L’erbario delle quattro stagioni.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Painted halls and pleasure rooms further adorned the gardens.

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Despite much interest in the work and numerous documentary sources, much mystery still surrounds its publication. Descriptions of the estettensis were in Latin and showed remarkable anticipation of the binomial system, in that the captions often consisted of the first two or three words of the description.

Tongiorgi Tomasi Oak Spring Flora Neither the printer of the engraved plates nor of the letterpress text has been identified. Views Read Edit View history. Barker has tentatively suggested Paul Kauffmann as the printer of the text, with material acquired at Frankfurt through the offices of the printseller and publisher Balthasar Caimox expressly for printing the Hortus Eystettensis ‘Who printed the text of the ‘Hortus Eystettensis’?

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Uortus page was last edited on 13 Januaryat Besler’s portrait appears on the frontispiece holding a sprig of basilpunning on his name. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. London 13 July 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.

These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail.