Antique Print-WHITE PELICAN-NORTHERN GANNET-BIRD-PLATE 115-Pretre-Massard-1816

Price: € 23,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Pl. 115. Zoologie, Ornithologie, Palmipedes. 1. Pelican blanc - 2. Fou de Bassan.' - This plate shows bird species; white pelican and northern gannet.
Condition: Good, given age. Foxing, mainly in the margins. Irregular left edge from binding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching/engraving on wove (vellin) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20.7 x 27.5 cm. The image size is ca. 8.9 x 17.7 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.1 x 10.8 inch. The image size is ca. 3.5 x 7 inch.
Part Number: 60333
Location: DP-C16-02
Description: From 'Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles : Planches. 2e partie : regne organise Zoologie, Ornithologie.' by Dumont de Sainte-Croix, published in Paris by F. G. Levrault 1816 - 1830.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Massard' after 'Jean-Gabriel Pretre'. Jean-Gabriel Pretre (20 December 1768 – 29 April 1849) was a Swiss-French natural history painter who illustrated birds, mammals and reptiles in a large number of books. Several species of animal were named after him.