VULCAN VON ANTUCO.

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Eduard Friedrich Poeppig

Artist's Biography

Vulcan Von Antuco.

Lithograph, 1834â??36.
10 3/4 x 16 1/2" (27.4 x 41.8 cm) plus title and wide margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 77109
Price: $475.00
Publisher : Published by F. Fleicher, Leipzig.
"E. Poppig nach d. Nature 1829. I.A. Sedlayr, Munchen, Lithgr. 1834. "A view of Antuco Volcano located in the Biobio region of Chile. Eduard Friedrich Poeppig (1798-1868) was a German zoologist and explorer. Between 1826 and 1832 he visited Chile, Peru, and Brazil making observations and producing a series of drawings, watercolors of the areas he visited. He described over 4,000 plant species, investigated Incan ruins and traveled the entire length of the Amazon River. Upon his return to Germany in 1832, he wrote of his travels producing "Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonenstrome während der Jahre...". A collection of sixteen lithographs based on his drawings and watercolors. The work is quite beautiful as well as very scarce. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Central & South America, and the West Indies , South America

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