Antique Print-CROCODILE-BLACK-CAIMAN-LAKE-Brehm-1892

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Plate: Mohrenkaiman (Black Caiman). This plate shows lots of black caiman in a swamp.
Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25 x 17 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 13 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 6.7 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 5.1 inch.
Part Number: 11909
Location: C108-38
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals) is a reference book, first published in the 1864, which made its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm, known around the world. This plate is from a 1892 or 1900 edition.

Artists and Engravers: The author Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1884), was a German zoologist, natural history illustrator and writer, the son of Christian Ludwig Brehm. Through the book titled 'Brehms Tierleben', his name became a synonym for popular zoological literature. Engraved by X.J. v. K. Jahrmargt after G. Mutzel.