The Old Print Shop

Porcupine et al. (supplied title).

  • ARTIST: Arnoldus Montanus

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Jacob van Meurs, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1671.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 4 7/8 x 6 3/8" (125 x 162 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From Montanus' "De Nieuwe en Onbe kende Weereld: of Beschryving van America". This view shows a fantastic group of American animals, including a pocrupine, long-tailed monkey with a human face, a clawed creature (three toed sloth) with an Eskimo-like visage and a human-faced large cat.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Black & white.