Etching and engraving combination on verge type hand laid paper with watermark (not visible on all sheets). on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 20 x 26 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 18.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.9 x 10.2 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 7.3 inch.
Le Dogue – Mastiff This is an original antique print from a 1755 edition of ‘Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière…’ (1749-1788).Artists and Engravers: Author: Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (1707 – 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. Buffon is best remembered for his great work Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière (1749-1788: in 36 volumes, 8 additional volumes published after his death by Lacepede). Engraver: Jacobus van Schley.
Condition: Fine. occasional light staining in margin not affecting image. general age related paper toning.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-BUFFON-DOGS-MASTIFF-1766