Doronicum pardalianches ‘Leopard’s Bane’ Framed Vintage Floral Botanical Print


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Presenting an original vintage botanical print by Elsa M. Felsko, renowned for lifelike depictions of flowers and plants, capturing the intricate beauty of nature with remarkable precision. Each print is professionally framed in an elegant gold frame and floated on a lush green mat.

Print size: 9.5 x 6.5 in (24 x 16.5 cm)

Frame size: 18 x 15 in (45 x 38 cm)

Doronicum pardalianches, commonly known as Leopard’s Bane, is a captivating species in the Asteraceae family. Its blooms, reminiscent of the sun’s golden rays, bring warmth and brightness to any space. Standing tall with upright stems reaching up to 80 cm (31 in), Doronicum pardalianches boasts heart-shaped basal leaves and cheerful yellow flowers, each generally measuring 3–4 cm (1.2–1.6 in) across.

Native to western Europe, Doronicum pardalianches has a storied history dating back centuries. Introduced to the British Isles in the early 17th century, it quickly made its mark, gracing gardens and landscapes with its vibrant presence. Leopard’s Bane has long been valued for its therapeutic benefits. Its roots are prized for their cardiotonic and nervine properties, purportedly used in the treatment of various ailments, including melancholia, nervous depression, and even scorpion bites.

With its rich botanical heritage and striking appearance, this herbaceous perennial adds a touch of wild elegance to any setting.

Felsko’s dedication to both artistic excellence and scientific accuracy makes her work coveted by botanical enthusiasts, interior decorators, or anyone seeking to infuse their space with the beauty of nature. Each print measures approximately 24 x 16.5 cm (9.5 x 6.5 in), and is framed with generous matting adding depth and dimension to the artwork. with an overall frame size of 18 x 15 inches (approximately 45 x 38 cm.)

Elsa Maria Felsko-Schülke (1908 Berlin – 1987 Berlin) was a famed German flower painter and botanist. She studied graphics and design at the Textile School in Berlin, and studied botanical illustration at the University of Göttingen under the botanist Robert Pilger. She initially worked as a botanical illustrator at the University of Göttingen and later for Robert Pilger at the Botanical Museum in Berlin-Dahlem.

This is an original vintage print, not a copy or reproduction. Please note all sales are final!