DER BAUM FALCK.DENDRO FALCO S. SMERLUS, EMERILLON. PLATE 87. [MERLIN]

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Johann Frisch

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Der Baum Falck.Dendro Falco S. Smerlus, Emerillon. Plate 87. [Merlin]

Engraving handcolored, 1733-63.
Paper size 14 1/4 x 9 1/4" (36.2 x 24 cm).
Overall good condition. A bit of the lower right corner is missing - well outside of the plate line. Trimmed to 1/2" of the left plate line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 18826
Price: $290.00
Publisher :
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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