Reference numberMS/109
TitleBotanical paintings by Jacob van Huysum and William Sartorius
CreatorHuysum, Jacob van (c.1686-1746); Sartorius, William
DescriptionA volume of botanical watercolour paintings. Many appear in the botanical works of John Martyn, especially in his 'Historia Plantarum Rariorum', and in the Society of Gardeners' 'Catalogus Plantarum' (1730). Mostly unsigned, but attributed to Jacob van Huysum, sometimes also called Jacobus van Huysum. Two are signed William Sartorius.
Extent1 volume, MS Large, 58 paintings
Physical descriptionBrown leather-bound volume with gold lettering, paintings bound on guards.
Access statusOpen
Related materialFive of his drawings in MS 668; article by Ruth Stungo, 'Portraying Plants; botanical illustrators at The Chelsea Physic Garden - Catalogue of an Exhibition held 23 July -17 September 1995' (1995), Tracts 846/5
Related records in the catalogueMS/668

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