Francois Herincq was French botanist, gardener, horticulturist as well as floral illustrator who worked at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris.
Featured image: Francois Herincq – Prunus Chinensis (Blume), Var a fleurs blanches doubles (detail), ca. 1860. Stone Lithograph, 9 1/2 × 6 in, 24.1 × 15.2 cm. Image courtesy of ArtWise.