Antique Print-SWORDFISH-BROADBILL-FISH-Brehm-1890

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Plate: 'Schwertfisch.' (Swordfish, broadbill.)
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Colour lithographs on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 13 x 22 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 5.1 x 8.7 inch.
Part Number: 18556
Location: C108-45
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.