Papaver alpinum ‘Alpine Poppy’ Framed Vintage Floral Botanical Print


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)

Papaver alpinum, commonly known as alpine poppy is a delighful and delicate flowering plant native to the mountainous regions of Europe and Asia. It captivates with its graceful blooms in shades of vibrant orange, yellow, and white, while dancing atop slender stems amidst lush green foliage. Papaver alpinum, steeped in history and folklore, has long been cherished for its ornamental beauty and cultural significance.

Papaver alpinum has been admired for its captivating presence in alpine meadows, rocky slopes, and garden borders. Its ethereal blooms, delicately fluttering in the mountain breeze, evoke a sense of wonder and enchantment, drawing admirers from far and wide. As a symbol of resilience and natural beauty, the alpine poppy holds a special place in the hearts of nature enthusiasts and gardeners alike.

More than just beautiful, Alpine poppies play a vital role in their mountain homes. Their vibrant blooms attract pollinators like butterflies and bees, ensuring the reproduction of other wildflowers. In turn, these colorful carpets provide a valuable food source for insects and small mammals, contributing to the delicate balance of the alpine food web.

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!

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