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Bloch colourful Fish print, Lutianus Surinamensis (Lutian of Surinam)

Bloch colourful Fish print, Lutianus Surinamensis (Lutian of Surinam)

by Bloch, Marcus

Heritage Editions small colourful fish print, Lutian of Surinam, Lutianus Surinamensis - one of four little prints of fish.

Reproduction of a very pretty fish, printed from an original hand-coloured copperplate engravings drawn and engraved by J.F. Hennig for “ 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). Considered to be one of the finest publications ever published on fish, the detail on the original engravings was quite remarkable, with some scales highlighted in gold and silver leaf.

Size of print is 6 x 10 inches or 15 x 25cm




Stock Number: HE87Price: $11.00

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