The Old Print Shop

1. Pinche. Der, 2. Der weissgemahnte Stummetaffe. Tap. 3. (Two monkeys).

  • ARTIST: C. Brodtmann

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph, hand-colored,

    DATE: c. 1850.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 10 3/4 x 6 1/4" (255 x 170 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Two different types of monkeys are depicted on this well detailed natural history print from "Naturhistorische Abbildungen der Saeugethiere," (Natural History of Mammals). Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861) a Swiss physician, Professor of Natural History and member of the Natural History Society of Zurich produced a series of popular illustrated books on natural history between 1824 and 1852. Carl Joseph Brodtmann (1787-1862) was one of the most accomplished Swiss lithographers of the day. This print typifies the rich detail, accuracy and beautiful composition of his style.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.