The Flowers Personified (1847)

Images by the great Parisian cartoonist J.J Grandville from his Les Fleurs Animées – his last work, originally published posthumously in 1847, the year of his death. With its mix of the satirical and poetic, the book is considered to be one of his most supreme achievements.

Housed at: Internet Archive, Vol. 1 & 2 | From: Joseph Sablé Centre
Found via: Old Book Illustration Scrapbook Blog
Underlying Work: PD Worldwide | Digital Copy: Pending Clarification
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