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Bream. Cyprinus Brama. Rare Bloch fish antique print, c1790

Bream. Cyprinus Brama. Rare Bloch fish antique print, c1790

by Bloch, Marcus

The finest hand-coloured engraving ever done of Bream. By Bloch circa 1790.

Original hand-coloured copperplate engraving highlighted with gold and silver leaf by F.G. Schmidt after a drawing by Kruger for “Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische” (General Natural History of Fish) published in Berlin between 1785 and 1797 by German ichthyologist and physician, Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723-1799).

Page size is 270 x 420mm (10.5 x 16.5 inches). Intaglio impression measures 200 x 400mm (8 x 15.75 inches).

Stock Number: aparB13Price: $660.00

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