Rare Antique Drawing-MANUSCRIPT-STONEFISH-SYNANCEIA-Muller-Hemprich-1829



N? 46 Synanceia sanguinolenta […] – Unique manuscript drawing of the stonefish.

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‘N? 46 Synanceia sanguinolenta […]’

Pencil drawing on wove (vellin) paper. Watermark: J. Whatman Turky Mills 1823.
Sheet size: 44,3 x 30,1 cm. (17,4 x 11,9 inch). Image size: 38,3 x 28,2 cm. (15,1 x 11,1 inch).

This drawing is the original design drawing resulting in a lithographic print published in ‘Symbolae Physicae seu Icones et desciprtiones piscium […]’, by F.G. Hemprich and C.G. Ehrenberg, published 1828-29.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Muller for Wilhelm Friedrich Hemprich and Christian Godfried Ehrenberg’. Wilhelm Friedrich Hemprich (1796-1825) was a German naturalist and explorer. Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795-1876), German naturalist, zoologist, comparative anatomist, geologist, and microscopist, was one of the most famous and productive scientists of his time.

Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 30 × 44 × 1 cm


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