Johann Christoph Dietzsch: Nigella Boxed Small Notecards
- Johann Christoph Dietzsch
10 blank notecards with envelopes in an acetate-topped box
Printed on recycled paper
Published with the Fitzwilliam Museum
Box size: 4 x 5.625 x .875 in.
Card size: 3.5 x 5 in.
Johann Christoph Dietzsch (German, 1710–1769)
Nigella (Love-in-a-mist) with a pale clouded yellow butterfly and insects
Johann Christoph Dietzsch was a member of the Dietzsch family of artists in Nuremberg, which was second only to London as a center for botanical art. This image presents his mastery of depicting not only the fine details of plants and insects, but also the mysteriousness of nature.