Sea Feather and The Gorgon Briareus
38.5 x 21.5cm (11.2 x 8.5 inches)
This work established the animal nature of coral and corallines. Ellis was described by Linnaeus as one of the brightest stars of natural history.
The engraving is hand coloured and is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks. The paper has a lovely aged, creamy white patina and is in excellent condition.
|Paper Size||38.5 x 21.5cm (11.2 x 8.5 inches)|
|Size Category||21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]|