Magnolia Altissima, The Laurel Tree of Carolina. A Perfect Recreation™ of the copperplate engraving with original hand color. By Mark Catesby, c. 1731. 13” x 20”.
At the 1720 invitation of the Royal Society of London, Mark Catesby observed and painted the flora and fauna of the English colonies in America. Between 1727 and 1741, he engraved and hand colored 250 copies of his landmark work, The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands.
This work is an intricately beautiful time machine that will provide years of conversation, contemplation and enjoyment.
Like the original, ours is a Limited Edition of 250.
"Absolutely perfect and magnificent".
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The original work is available for $125,000. Inquire about purchase.