Date of Printing: 1657-65 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Insects • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Baroque (1600 - 1699) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 29.5 x 17 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 36 x 22 cm • Style: FOLIO Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Very Good, some slight foxing in margins • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Laid Paper • Framed: Print only
Beautifully hand colored baroque print of dragon flies and winged insects. Antique Folio Copper Plate Published 1657-65 Amsterdam for “Historiae Naturalis...” by John Jonston. Illustrated by Caspar and Matthias Merian. Good paper, reverse side blank. Fine, later hand colour.
Minor soiling, bottom right corner margin.