Antique Print-PETRIFACTION-FOSSILS-Drapiez-1853

Price: € 27,50

Subject: 1. Anthropolite, 2. Protee, 3. Tete de salamandre.' (A petrifaction of the human body, or of any portion of it, 2. Fossilized salamander, 3. Head salamander.)
Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional minimal light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Engraving with original hand colouring, heightened with arabic gum.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17 x 26,5 cm. The image size is ca. 9,5 x 18 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6,7 x 10,4 inch. The image size is ca. 3,7 x 7,1 inch.
Part Number: 11683
Location: (PCO) C138-16
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Dictionnaire Classique des Sciences Naturelles ...' (Classic dictionary of natural sciences), by M. Drapiez. published in Brussels, 1853. This work elaborates on the work of Buffon, Daubenton, Lacepede, Cuvier, de Jussieu a.o.

Artists and Engravers: Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856) was a Belgian naturalist. Engraved by Desmares.