Menu
Your Cart

Scorpion Fish, Flying Fish, Red Wolf Fish

One of world's largest antique print dealers
Find thousands of rare antique prints and maps
Friendly personal service
Only $15 for insured shipping worldwide
Free shipping worldwide for orders > $110
Orders dispatched within one working day
Certificates of authenticity provided
Selling online since 1998
Scorpion Fish, Flying Fish, Red Wolf Fish: Genuine antique print for sale.
Scorpion Fish, Flying Fish, Red Wolf Fish
  • Availability: 1
  • Artist / Collection: John Jonston
  • Product Code: FRP32972
US$150.00

Scorpion Fish, Flying Fish, Red Wolf Fish

38.5 x 23 cm (15.2 x 9 inches)

This large antique copper plate engraving is by John Jonston. He was a scholar, renowned physician and distinguished naturalist. It was made in 1657 for "Historiae naturalis" and engraved by Matthaus Merian, the great German engraver.

The engraving is printed on chain-linked paper with strong plate marks, is in excellent condition and has hand painted colouring. There are a few small worm holes on the very edges of the margin. This is a genuine antique over 360 years old and is not a reproduction.

Style
Date Made1600s
Paper Size38.5 x 23 cm (15.2 x 9 inches)
ShapePortrait
Main ColorMulticolored
Size Category41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]