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Die Baumgans. Glaucius, Morillon. [Brant Goose].

  • ARTIST: Johann Frisch

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: 1733-63.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 14 1/2 x 9" (37 x 23 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.