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Hortus sempervirens exhibens icones plantarum selectiorum quot quot ad vivorum exemplorum normam reddere licuit

Illustrated by Johann Simon Kerner (German, 1755–1830)

Place of Publication: Stuttgart, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 165; Nissen 1042


Overall: 65.1 x 48.9 x 1.6cm (25 5/8 x 19 1/4 x 5/8in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 watercolors

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Stuttgart: Typis Academicae Carolinae, 1795) Folio; 27 leaves; half gilt-stamped crimson leather, paper boards decorated with aquatints in brown ink of dancers (upper) and classical urn (lower); rust cloth slip case.

Illustrations of flowering plants

Stuttgart: Typis Academiae Carolinae, 1795


Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 30, 1988.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection