Botanical Illustrations of P.J.F. Turpin's Son

Botanical Illustrations of P.J.F. Turpin's Son

by Melanie Paquette Widmann, Pierre Jean Frederic Eugene Turpin
     
 

The antique botanical prints in this issue are by the son of Pierre Jean François Turpin (1775-1841), Pierre-Jean-Frédéric-Eugène Turpin (1803-1821), from Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles.

Pierre-Jean-Frédéric-Eugène Turpin
Born: August 15, 1803
Died: August 21, 1821
Father: Pierre Jean… See more details below

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The antique botanical prints in this issue are by the son of Pierre Jean François Turpin (1775-1841), Pierre-Jean-Frédéric-Eugène Turpin (1803-1821), from Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles.

Pierre-Jean-Frédéric-Eugène Turpin
Born: August 15, 1803
Died: August 21, 1821
Father: Pierre Jean François Turpin (1775-1841)
Mother: Marie-Louise-Agathe (b. Chatel) Turpin

Pierre Jean Fédéric Eugène Turpin was the son of Pierre Jean François Turpin, a botanist and artist who travelled, collected plants and studied nature to a microscopic level. The son died in 1821 at the age of 18. Upon his son’s death, his father inscribed one of the his son’s original plates as follows:

« This original illustration, painted by Pierre Jean Frédéric Eugène Turpin, a few days before his death, is part of the collection included in the atlas of the Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles of Levrault. The illustrator, who was 18 years and 6 days of age, ceased to live on the 21st of August 1821. »

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015863529
Publisher:
CTG Publishing
Publication date:
11/16/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
13 MB
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