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Miltonia Spectabilis
Miltonia Spectabilis
$95

 

Stanhopea Devoniensis
Stanhopea Devoniensis
$95

 

Bolbophyllum Dayanum
Bolbophyllum Dayanum
$115

 

Paphinia Cristata
Paphinia Cristata
$115

 

Inga Ferruginea
Inga Ferruginea

Brodiaea Volubilis
Brodiaea Volubilis

Bryonopsis Lacinios Erythrocarpa
Bryonopsis Lacinios Erythrocarpa
$75

 

Alocasia Plumbea
Alocasia Plumbea
$75

 

Pentas Carnea
Pentas Carnea var. Rosea
$85

 

Mandirola Naeglia
Mandirola Naeglia
$85

 

Alstoemeria Peruviana
Alstoemeria Peruviana
$85

 

Gloxinia Rose & Hermine
Gloxinia Rose & Hermine
$85

 

L'Elaeis Guineensis
L'Elaeis Guineensis
$150
(fold-out double)

 

Musa Vittata
Musa Vittata
$150
(fold-out double)

 

Symphtum Officinale
Symphtum Officinale
$125
(fold-out double)

 

Quercus Rubra
Quercus Rubra
$95
(fold-out double)

 
We have a wide selection of Van Houtte chromolithographs and hand-colored lithgraphs available.
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Louis van Houtte (1810-1876)
"The Gardens of Europe" and "Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe" 1845-1875
Chromolithographs with some hand-colored finishing.
Sheet size: "Fold-outs" c. 9¼ x 13 inches. • "Singles" c. 9¼ x 6½ inches

The founder, publisher and part-editor of this lavish Belgian periodical was
Louis van Houtte, the propietor of the largest nursery of its time on the continent. It appeared monthly for almost 40 years and was published by his own printing office in the middle of the gardens, the Horto van Houtteano.
All the plants shown were for sale in his nursery and include many exotics.
The work is notable for the craftmanship of the Belgian lithographers
Severeyns, Stroobant and De Pannemaker, who had mastered the art of colour-printing from stone.