De Seve, Jaques Eustache (1790-1830): Der gemeine hasse (Lepus timidus) - Mountain Hare

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Date of Printing: 1775 • Medium: Lithograph (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Mammals • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 28.5 x 36.5 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 28.5 x 36.5 • Style: FOLIO Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Good, with slight foxing, some spotting • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Woven • Framed: Print only

Mountain Hare - The mountain hare (Lepus timidus), also known as blue hare, tundra hare, variable hare, white hare, snow hare, alpine hare and Irish hare, is a hare that is largely adapted to polar and mountainous habitats.
Lithograph, hand-colored, painted by Jacques Eustache de Seve (French, 1790-1830) from "Die Taugsshiere in Ubbildungen nach der Natur mit Besschreibungen", published in 1775 by Wolfgang Walther.
Condition: toning and slight foxing on edges.