Engraving / etching on a vellin type paper. Authenticity guaranteed. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 16 x 26.5 cm. The image size is ca. 12 x 20 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.3 x 10.4 inch. The image size is ca. 4.7 x 7.9 inch.
Plate: ‘L’Homme et la Femme.’ (Man and Woman). This delicate handcoloured engraving originates from: ‘Oeuvres completes de Buffon, avec la nomenclature Linneene et la classification de Cuvier.’ Published in Paris by Garnier Freres, Libraires, 6 Rue des Saint-Peres, 1853.Artists and Engravers: Author: Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 – April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. Buffon’s views influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. This handcoloured engravings is by Oudet after Edouard Travies (1809-c1868) The minute precision of Edouard Travies’ work places him with the best of France’s scientific artists. his bird drawings are considered to be some of the finest ever produced. This plate by Ferdinand Delaunay after C. Staal.
Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Light staining. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-ADAM-EVE-MAN AND WOMAN-BUFFON