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Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Flamingo Mythological - Phoenix - 2 woodcuts with hand color - 1669

Lot reference 19091971
Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Flamingo Mythological  - Phoenix - 2 woodcuts with hand color - 1669

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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
Year: 1669
Technique: 2 woodcuts with hand color on one folio leaf
Signature: Not signed
Condition: Overall in good condition
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): 20.3 x 34.4 cm

Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

2 woodcuts on fine folio leave (recto and verso).

Hand coloured.

Leaf size: 20.3 x 34.4 cm

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Allgemeines Thier-Buch:
"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.

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