Date of Printing: 1750 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Insects • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 42.5 x 28 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 52 x 34 • Style: FOLIO Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent, with minor toning at edges • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Laid Paper, Watermarked • Framed: Print only
Large, beautifully hand colored copperplate engraving print, by Albertus Seba, 1750, Butterflies 21
Antique Folio Copper Plate Published Amsterdam 1734-65 for "Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio" By Albertus Seba. Good paper, reverse side blank.With fine, later hand colour. Important, scarce work
Albertus Seba was a Dutch pharmacist, zoologist and collector. His early work on taxonomy and natural history influenced Linnaeus.