Antique Print-INSECT-RUFA-NEST-RED WOOD ANT-Brehm-1892

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Plate: 'Rote Waldameise (Red wood ants).' This plates shows a nest with the red wood ant on a big ant-hill.
Condition: Excellent. A crease in the left margin from binding. General age related toning and staining. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17.1 x 25.2 cm. The image size is ca. 13.1 x 21.7 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 9.9 inch. The image size is ca. 5.2 x 8.5 inch.
Part Number: 11934
Location: C109-15
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals); a reference book, first published in the 1864, which made its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm, known around the world. This plate is from a 1892 or 1900 edition.

Artists and Engravers: The author Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1884), was a German zoologist, natural history illustrator and writer, the son of Christian Ludwig Brehm. Through the book titled 'Brehms Tierleben', his name became a synonym for popular zoological literature. Engraved by X.J. v. K. Jahrmargt after Schmidt.