Aster de Chine Aster Chinensis

Aster de Chine   Aster Chinensis

Colour-printed, hand-finished stipple engraving entitled Aster de Chine : Aster Chinensis, engraved by Joseph Marie Bessin (1765-?) after an original by Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). From P. J. Redouté’s Choix des plus belles fleurs, published in parts (each part containing four plates) in Paris from 1827 to 1833. Plate 10.