1861 Reptiles Green Lizard, Iguana Antique Print, Hand colored Original Antique Print, Reptile Wall Art, Home decor

1861 Reptiles Green Lizard, Iguana Antique Print, Hand colored Original Antique Print, Reptile Wall Art, Home decor

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Item details

Vintage from the 19th century

Item details

Materials

papier cartonné, peinture, encre

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 Centimeters; Width: 15 Centimeters

AUTHENTIC 1800s engraving, NOT A COPY

Reptiles, Green Iguana, green lizard, Crocodilia 1861. Bearded dragon.
This print is taken from the Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle, a publication directed by the french naturalist Charles Henry Dessalines d'Orbigny. This is the 1861 edition, with some 288 prints are assembled in three atlases. The engravings are hand-painted and varnished. The colours are brilliant, the drawing very fine, and te relief are very well rendered.
Volume I : Zoology - Humans, Mammals, Paleontology and Birds.
Volume II : Zoology - Reptiles, amphibians, fish
Volume III : Zoologie - botanic, molluscs, crustaceans

"With its 13 (subsequently 14) volumes of text and 3 volumes of prints, the Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle is one the great scientific works of the 19th century, and made the natural world accessible to an educated audience. The prints in the Dictionnaire d'Orbigny are among the best produced in this field during the 19th century, strikingly realistic thanks to their great precision and detail, and the beauty of the lines and colours. The apogee of scientific drawing." (Eric Baratay, Un théâtre des bêtes : les planches du Dictonnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle).

Size of illustration
apprx 5,90 x 9,25 inches / 15 x 23,5 cm

Condition
Excellent condition. Some very faint traces of red are possible but rare. The colours are very sharp. The reverse side is blank.

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AUTHENTIC 1800s engraving, NOT A COPY

Reptiles, Green Iguana, green lizard, Crocodilia 1861. Bearded dragon.
This print is taken from the Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle, a publication directed by the french naturalist Charles Henry Dessalines d'Orbigny. This is the 1861 edition, with some 288 prints are assembled in three atlases. The engravings are hand-painted and varnished. The colours are brilliant, the drawing very fine, and te relief are very well rendered.
Volume I : Zoology - Humans, Mammals, Paleontology and Birds.
Volume II : Zoology - Reptiles, amphibians, fish
Volume III : Zoologie - botanic, molluscs, crustaceans

"With its 13 (subsequently 14) volumes of text and 3 volumes of prints, the Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle is one the great scientific works of the 19th century, and made the natural world accessible to an educated audience. The prints in the Dictionnaire d'Orbigny are among the best produced in this field during the 19th century, strikingly realistic thanks to their great precision and detail, and the beauty of the lines and colours. The apogee of scientific drawing." (Eric Baratay, Un théâtre des bêtes : les planches du Dictonnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle).

Size of illustration
apprx 5,90 x 9,25 inches / 15 x 23,5 cm

Condition
Excellent condition. Some very faint traces of red are possible but rare. The colours are very sharp. The reverse side is blank.

More reptiles ;
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More Ch. d'Orbigny engravings ;
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To go round the shop ;
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