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Dumeril Beetles engraving French insect Pretre

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Dumeril - Beetles


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Antique natural history print


Fine stipple engraving with delicate original hand-colouring. From an early 19th century French work on insects by Andre-Marie-Constant Dumeril titled 'Considerations Generales Sur La Classe Insectes', published in Paris in 1823. Andre Marie Constant Dumeril (1774 - 1860) was a French zoologist. He was Professor of Anatomy at the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle from 1801 to 1812, when he became professor of herpetology and ichthyology.

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artist Forestier after Pretre
method Stipple engraving with original colouring
date 1823
size 215mm by 130mm (sheet)
SKU NH1013