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Molluscs engraving French shells print

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Molluscs

$130.00

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Antique natural history print
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French steel engraving of shells with original hand-colouring and gum Arabic highlighting. Pretre was one of the foremost French natural history artists of the early 1800s. From Charles D'Orbigny's 'Dictionnaire Universel D'Histoire Naturelle', known for the quality of its hand-colouring. Published in Paris in 1849.
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artist Fournier after Jean Gabriel Pretre
method Steel-engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1849
size 240mm by 155mm (sheet)
SKU NH2206