DER POES ODER AMERICANISCHE HAHN. GALLUS AMERICANUS. LE COQ D'AMERIQUE. . [CRAX ALECTOR, BLACK CURASSOW] PLATE 121.

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Johann Frisch

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Der Poes oder Americanische Hahn. Gallus Americanus. le Coq d'Amerique. . [Crax Alector, Black Curassow] Plate 121.

Engraving handcolored, 1733-63.
Paper size 14 1/4 x 9 3/8" (36.2 x 23.9 cm).
Good condition. Original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 58808
Price: $400.00
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From "Vorstellung der Vogel in Deutschland und Beylauffig Auch Einiger Fremden, Mit Ihren Eigenschaften Beschrieben… ." Johann Leonhard Frisch (1666-1743) - German naturalist and philologist. This monumental work, made and published over a period of thirty years, became a family project. His sons Ferdinand Helfreich (1707-1758) and Philipp Jakob were responsible for drawing and engraving the plates, his youngest son Just Leopold Frisch (1714-1789) succeeded his father in writing the text, and later on, also in publishing the work. Published in Berlin. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Johann Frisch

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