Schinz, Rudolf – 013


SKU: schinz-013 Category:
  • Work: Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Reptilien
  • Date: 1830’s
  • Condition of Plate: Overall Excellent.
  • Condition of Work: Overall excellent.
  • Paper Size: 10″ by 14″
  • Image Size: NA

Heinrich Rudolf Schinz’s Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Reptilien

These beautiful lithographs come from the work entitled Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Reptilien by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz. As a respected physician in Zurich, Schinz became a natural history professor at the University of Zurich. He produced a series of illustrated books featuring humans, birds, mammals, amphibians, and fish between 1824 and 1852 of which this work is a part. It was published in Leipzig, Germany 1836 and lithographed by Karl Brodtmann, one of the most prominent lithographers of the time. They feature recent professional hand-colouring and are printed on high quality woven paper that measures ~9 1/2″ by 13 3/4″.

Dimensions 10 × 14 in


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