33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)
Leptocephalus morrisii, Hippocampus brevirostris, Saccopharyx ampullaceus
This hand colored antique lithograph was made in 1836. It is from Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Filche by Karl Joseph Brodtmann and Heinrich Schinz. Schinz (1777-1861) was a Swiss physician and naturalist and curator of the natural history society of Zurich. Karl Joseph Brodtmann was a renowned Swiss lithographer. His lithographs are superbly detailed, accurately drawn and beautifully composed. He is considered one of the finest illustrators of animals.
This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The hand painted coloring is superb and uses a beautiful range of colors. The paper is thick and high quality.
|Paper Size||33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)|
|Size Category||21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)|