Antique Print-POLAR BEAR-URSUS MARITIMUS-Schleiden-1867

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Eisbären.' - Several Polar bears (Ursus maritimus), one with prey (seal or sea lion) being attacked by another.
Condition: Excellent, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Chromolithograph on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 26 x 17 cm. The image size is ca. 18.6 x 12.6 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 6.7 inch. The image size is ca. 7.3 x 5 inch.
Part Number: 52566
Location: C303-03
Description: "Das Meer" by Matthias Jakob Schleiden. Berlin: A. Sacco, 1867.

Artists and Engravers: Author: Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804-1881) was a German botanist and co-founder of the cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow. Schleiden was one of the first German biologists to accept Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.