Vintage floral art from Horto Van Houtteano. Features a beautiful Blue Lotus flower or water lily (Nymphaea thermalis). The Blue Lotus flower is often shown in Egyptian art in connection with party scenes, dancing and magical rites. In modern culture, blue lotus flowers are used to make blue lotus tea, wine and martinis. Recent studies have shown it has mild psycho-active properties.
This is a fine art print of a lithograph made in the 1850s by Louis van Houtte.