Antique Print-GOLDFINCH-BULLFINCH-FINCH-Brehm-1890

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Plate: 'Stieglitz, Zeisig und Gimpel'. (Carduelis Finches. Bullfinch, Crossbill.)
Condition: Very good, given age. Left edge creased and uneven from binding. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Colour lithograph on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17.2 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 12.7 x 20.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.8 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 5 x 8.2 inch.
Part Number: 18525
Location: C107-20
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals), the reference book, first published in the 1864, which established the worldwide fame of its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm. 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. Litho by or after W. Kuhnert.