The Old Print Shop


  • ARTIST: C. Brodtmann

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Zurich.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph, hand-colored,

    DATE: 1824

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 x 6 1/4" (229 x 170 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Well-detailed portrait of an American Indian from "Naturhistorische Abbildungen der Saeugethiere," 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.