DER SCHNEEAMMER, SCHNEOVOGEL, MILIARIA NIVIS, BRUANT DE NEIGE. WEISSFLECKIGE AMMER, MILIARIA ALBO ET CANO VARIA, BRUANT TACHETE. GRAUEAMMER, KNUST, MILIARIA CANA, BRUANT GRISATRE. [BUNTINGS].

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Johann Frisch

Artist's Biography

der Schneeammer, Schneovogel, Miliaria Nivis, Bruant de Neige. Weissfleckige ammer, Miliaria albo et cano varia, Bruant tachete. Graueammer, Knust, Miliaria cana, Bruant grisatre. [Buntings].

Engravings, hand-colored, 1733-63.
Paper size 14 1/4 x 9 1/4" (36.1 x 23.7 cm).
Overall good condition with original color. Minor smudging in the image.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97019
Price: $250.00
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. Paper size on this item is 14 1/2 x 9". 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Johann Frisch

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