ZWEIERLEI NACHTIGALL LUSCINIA, LE ROSSIGNOL. DIE FAHLE GRASMUCKE, CURRUCA CANTU LUSCINIAE LA FAUVETTE, LE ROSSIGNEL BATARD. DIE BRAUN FLECKIGE GRASMUCKE, CURRUCA FUSCA, LE ROSSIGNOL BRUN. [NIGHTINGALE, WARBLERS].

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Johann Frisch

Artist's Biography

Zweierlei Nachtigall Luscinia, le Rossignol. die fahle Grasmucke, Curruca cantu lusciniae La Fauvette, le Rossignel batard. die Braun fleckige Grasmucke, Curruca fusca, le Rossignol brun. [Nightingale, Warblers].

Engraving, hand-colored, 1733-63.
Paper size 14 1/4 x 9 1/4" (36.1 x 23.6 cm).
Overall good condition with original hand color. The left paper margin is trimmed 1/2" from plate line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97022
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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