DER KRANICH, GRUS, LA GRUE [COMMON CRANE].

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Johann Frisch

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Der Kranich, Grus, La Grue [Common Crane].

Engraving handcolored, 1733-63.
Paper size 14 1/2 x 9" (37 x 22.8 cm).
Good condition with original hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 96398
Price: $400.00
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. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Johann Frisch

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