2 woodcuts with hand color on one folio leaf - Not signed - 1669
|Artist:||Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Flamingo Mythological|
|Title of artwork:||Phoenix - 2 woodcuts with hand color - 1669|
|Technique:||2 woodcuts with hand color on one folio leaf|
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
|Sold with frame:||No|
Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)
2 woodcuts on fine folio leave (recto and verso).
Leaf size: 20.3 x 34.4 cm
"Eigentliche und lebendige Abbildung Aller vierfüssigen / So wohl zahmer als wilder Thieren/ welche in allen vier Theilen der Welt /auff dem Erdboden /und in etlichen Wassern zu finden: Sampt einer außführlichen..."
The Historiae animalium ("Histories of the Animals") published at Zurich was an encyclopaedic work of "an inventory of renaissance zoology" by Conrad Gesner, a doctor and professor at the Carolinum, the precursor of the University of Zurich. It is the first modern zoological work that attempts to describe all the animals known, and the first bibliography of natural history writings.
Condition: Very good condition.
|Member since:||May 13, 2015|
Delivery on time, items packed very well, and in perfect condition. Would certainly recommend buying from them. Excellent service !! ***** 5stars.
Good day. The folio was delivered. Everything is OK. The map was well packed. Thank you for cooperation.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Non ho ancora ricevuto nulla, pur avendo pagato 14 giorni fa'Item was sent day after postage by Registered delivery. Item is still in Italian postal system. Sorry, but we cannot control delays in the Postal network.
Excellent print. Well packed. Quick Delivery. Thanks! A+++
Quite attractive piece of art. It arrived safely and swiftly. Thanks.
good delivery and well packed
fast delivery and well packed
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