Tulipa sylvestris ‘Florentine Tulip’ 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)

Introducing Tulipa sylvestris, the enchanting Woodland or Florentine Tulip, a beloved species revered for its graceful beauty and historical significance. Native to Eurasia and North Africa, this bulb-forming perennial delights with its slender blue-grey leaves and scented golden blossoms that nod gently on dainty stems. It’s vibrant yellow blooms bring a touch of springtime joy to every landscape.

Adorned with a distinctive fragrance reminiscent of Violets, Tulipa sylvestris adds a touch of elegance to woodland settings and sunny meadows alike. Its sunny yellow flowers, occasionally tinged with a hint of red, bloom between April and May, attracting small insects for pollination.

Tulipa sylvestris thrives in open, sun-kissed environments, creating vibrant displays of gleaming yellow blooms. Historically, it was popularized by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, where its sweet fragrance and wild beauty captured the hearts of garden enthusiasts.

Experience the timeless tradition of Tulipa sylvestris, the art and soul of spring as these graceful blooms dance in the breeze, creating a spectacle of natural beauty for generations to come.

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!