Antique Print-EUROPEAN CONGER-EEL-Wilhelm-1812

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Antique ichthyological engraving, from the section 'Kahlbauche, Apodes : Hal, Muraena. It shows Meeraal, Gemeine Aal (European Conger, and another eel).
Condition: Very good given age. Library ink stamp on the front, partly covering the image. One margin cropped to the platemark. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original handcoloured etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 10.5 x 17.5 cm. The image size is ca. 8 x 14.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.1 x 6.9 inch. The image size is ca. 3.1 x 5.7 inch.
Part Number: 47267
Location: C268-23
Description: This print originates from 'Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte, Der Fische erster Theil' by Gottlieb Thomas Wilhelm, published in Vienna, 1812.

Artists and Engravers: Gottlied Tobias Wilhelm (1758 - 1822) was a Bavarian clergyman and naturalist in Augsburg. The fine engraved plates are by Paul Martin Wilhelm, the brother of the author and others.