Botanical Prints by Pierre Jean Françoise Turpin.

Born in Vire, France 1775 - Died in Paris 1840.

Below is a selection of prints by Pierre Jean Françoise Turpin, one of the greatest botanical painters of his day. He studied drawing at the art school in his home town of Vire. His work was influenced by Redouté and Spaendonck. It is known that he made at least 6000 watercolors of botanical subjects on parchment. His work is to be found in works of Chaumeton, Humbolt, Bonpland and Knuth to name a few.

The following prints were printed between 1814-1820.

The prints are stipple-engraved plates, printed in colors and finished by hand.

Some light toning and light spotting.

Image: ca 15.5 x 9 cm ( 6.1 x 3.5 ")

Page: ca 24.7 x 15.5 cm ( 9.7 x 6.1 ")

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Arachnide ( Peanut, Caahuate, Erdnuess )
Included are three pages of text ( in French) about peanuts.
Very light age toning. Some spotting in the text pages.

$ 80.00

Order Nr. TURPIN236024


Belladone Mandragore

Belladone Mandragore

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN6681


Ben nut, Oil nut

Ben

$ 60.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6672


Betel

Bétel

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6627


Bistorte

Some light, scattered spotting on print.

$55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6671


Bois de Bresil - Brazil Wood

Bois de Bresil

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6728


Bouleau Blanc ( Betula alba, white birch)
Two extra pages of text ( in French ) included.

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TURPIN235985


Buplévre - Harebell

Buplévre

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6729


Bearberry - Busserole

Busserole

(Bearberry)

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6693


Camelée

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6687


Carline (thistle)

Carline

(Thistle)

$ 60.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6687

Carob-Caroubier

Caroubier

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6708

Carvi (Caraway, Kuemmel)
Extra page of text ( in French ) included.

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN235984


"Casse" ( Cassia, Canafistola, Rohrkassie)

Extra pages of text ( in French ) included.
Minimal signs of age and use.

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237231


Cataire ( Cat mint, Katzenminze, mentha cataria )
Extra page of text ( in French ) included.

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN235983


Thistle, Chardon-Marie

Chardon-Marie

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6688


Chataigner

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 66112


"Chevri." (Sisaro, Skirret, Zuckerwuerzel, )

Extra pages of text ( in French ) included.

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237233


Cirier

Cirier

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6710

Cucumber

Concombre

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6696


Cubeb-Cubebe

Cubebe

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6712

Douce Amere - Woody Nightshade

Douce Amere

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6713


Eupatoire - Hemp Agrimony

Eupatoire

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6714


Garance - Madder

Garance

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6717

Garou - Spurge Flax

Garou

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6718

Germandrée

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 66183


Grateron ( Goose grass, Speronella, Kletterdes Labkraut )

Includes two pages of text.

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TURPIN236207


Hêtre - Beech

Hêtre

$ 70.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6719

Hieble - Dwarf Elder

Hieble

$ 60.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6720

Iris

Iris

$ 75.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6705

Jalap

Jalap

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6738

Sempervivum

Joubarbe

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6689


Jujubier

Jujubier

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6739


Lierre Terrestre ( Hedera Terrestris Vulgaris, Ground Ivy, Gundelreben)

Included are two pages of text ( in French).

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN236026


Lupin

Print has scattered spotting.

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 66224


Menthe Crispee

Includes two pages of text about mint.

$ 55.00

Order Nr. 236205


Mezéréon

Mezéréon

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6740


Morelle ( Black Nightshade, Hierba Mora, Schwarzer Nachtschatten, Solanum Officinarum)

Included are two pages of text ( in French)

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TURPIN236025


Mustard

Moutarde ( Mustard, Senf )

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6682


Myrobalan

Myrobolanier

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6725


Nard ( Spikenard, Nardo Indiano, Calmus Odoratus Matthioli, Nardenbartgrass )

Included are two pages of text ( in French ).

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN236027


Olibanum (Frankincense)

Oliban

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6684


Orchid

Orchis

$ 85.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6698


Oxalide

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN236206


"Peuplier"
( Pioppo Nero, Black Poplar Tree, Almo Negro, Schwarzpappel)

Includes 3 pages of text ( in French) about the Peuplier.

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237327


"Pyrethre"
(Piretro, Bertram, Fellitory of Spain, Pyrethrum)

Includes two pages of text ( in French) about Pyrethre.
Light minimal spotting on text pages.

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237729


Plantain

Plantain

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TURPIN 6690


"Pulmonaire"

Included are two pages of text ( in French ).

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237234


"Quinquina (officinal)"
( Quina, Perruvian Bark Tree, Cinchona, China, Quinine, Chinabaum)

Includes 4 pages of information ( in French) about quinquina. A few scattered spots on text pages.

$ 80.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237326


Ricin ( Castor bean, ricinus communis, Wunderbaum )
Three pages of text ( in French ) included. Light browning.

$ 80.00

Order Nr. TURPIN235982


"Sucre"

"Sucre"

( Sugar, Zucchero, Zucker, Azúcar, Sukker )

Two prints of the sugar cane plant. These prints are slightly larger than the above prints.

Includes 5 pages of text about sugar cane. (in French)

Minimal signs of age and use.

Page size: 25.5 x 15.5 cm ( 10 x 6.1 ")
Image size: 15.3 x 8.8 cm ( 6 x 3.4 ")

Price for the 2 prints: $ 125.00

Order Nr. TURPIN237228


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