Antique Print-INDIAN-COBRA-SNAKE-GAZELLE-Brehm-1892

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Plate: Krausschlange (Cobra). This plate shows an Cobras, which is going to attack a group of gazelle.
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. 17 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 13 x 21 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 5.1 x 8.3 inch.
Part Number: 11912
Location: C108-35
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 Robert Kretschmer.