Creator Record

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Name Besler, Basilius
Life Dates 1561-1629
Nationality German
Geographic location(s) Nuremberg, Germany
Occupation Botanical illustrator
Pharmacist
Role Illustrator

Associated Records

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.2

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.2

"Staphylodendron," hand-colored copperplate engraving from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, 1613; second edition, 1640.

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.3

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.3

"Anagyris Angustifoliis," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 8 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. First edition, Nuremberg, 1613.

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.4

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.4

"Guaiacana," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 13 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, second edition, 1640.

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.5

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.5

"Orobanche," hand-colored copperplate engraving from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, 1613; second edition, 1640.

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.6

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.6

"Pyrola," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 214 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.7

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.7

"Althaea Vulgaris," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 218 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.8

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.8

"Helichryson Creticum," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 237 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.9

Nature Print Collection - 2017.2.9

"Aethiopis," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 240 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, second edition, 1640

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.6.1

Nature Print Collection - 2017.6.1

"Meliotus Germanica Flore Luteo," hand-colored copperplate engraving from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613, second edition, 1640.

Image of Nature Print Collection - 2017.6.2

Nature Print Collection - 2017.6.2

"Chameleon Niger Vulgaris," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 281 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613