Antique print. Sharks: Great White Shark, Dogfish, Chimaera and Leopard Shark

Sharks: Great White Shark, Dogfish, Chimaera and Leopard Shark

Artist/Collection: Karl Joseph Brodtmann
Product Code: FRP24815
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Sharks: Great White Shark, Dogfish, Chimaera and Leopard Shark

33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)
Chimaera monstrosa, Callorhynchus antarticus, Carcharias verus, Scillium canicula

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.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)
Tags: shark, dogfish