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Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Folio with hand coloured woodcut - Zebra Indica - 1669

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Woodcut - Not signed - 1669

Artist: Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Folio with hand coloured woodcut
Title of artwork: Zebra Indica - 1669
Year: 1669
Technique: Woodcut
Signature: Not signed
Condition: In very good condition
Sold with frame: No

Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

Large woodcut on one folio leaf.

300 + year old woodcut with recent hand colour.

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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    Please, if possible, use a smaller 'envelope' next time as the postman' wrapped the package double to avoid waiting. The folio was slighty damaged on the upper left corner.
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