Hand-tinted lithograph on a velin type paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 15 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 9.5 x 17 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 5.9 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 3.7 x 6.7 inch.
Plate 44. ‘1. Le Serpent monstrueux a deux tetes – 2. Le Lombric’. (1. Monstrous snake with two heads – 2. Earthworm). This original print originates from: “Oeuvres du Comte de Lacï¿½pï¿½de, comprenant l’Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupï¿½des Ovipares, des Serpents, des Poissons et des Cï¿½tacï¿½s” (Bruxelles: Lejeune, 1832-33). *Nissen ZBI, 2344. Artists and Engravers: Unsigned plate, printed by Th. Lejeune after the design of Lacepede. Bernard Germain Comte de Lacepede (1756-1825) was a French naturalist, successor to Buffon.
Condition: Condition: Good given age, general age-related toning and foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-EARTHWORM-SNAKE WITH TWO HEADS-LEJEUNE-LACEPEDE
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