Scots pine specimen Jacob van Huysum
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Scots pine specimen
Botanical study of Pinus sylvestris, common name Scots pine. Depicts a branch with scaly brown bark, four long pine cones and long sprays of geen needle-like leaves. Native to Europe and Asia.
Painting 48 from MS/109, a collection of botanical paintings by Jacob van Huysum and William Sartorius.
Inscribed in ink 'Pinus sylvestris, foliis longissimis 3: ex eadem theca prodeunt'. Not signed.
Described by Swiss botanist Casper Bauhin in his Pinax Theatri Botanici (1623).
Jacob van Huysum (1682-1745), Dutch botanical painter, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society. He produced most of the 50 illustrations for the Historia Plantarum Rariorum (London: 1728-38) written by John Martyn FRS, and all the drawings for Philip Miller’s Catalogus Plantarum, an index of trees, shrubs, plants and flowers.
- Image reference: RS-17996
- ©The Royal Society
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