Antique Print-LARGE FINS-FISH-Brehm-1890

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Plate: 'Grossflosser.' (Fish with large fins.)
Condition: Good, given age. Bottom edge minimally uneven from binding. Some paper erosion on the image (probably because the tissue guard (now removed) was removed after it stuck to the image a little). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original colour lithograph.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25 x 17 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 14 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 6.7 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 5.5 inch.
Part Number: 18554
Location: C109-01
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals) is 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. Litho by or after W. Kuhnert.