1657 SNAKES: Asps Aspidis - Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving
1657 SNAKES: Asps Aspidis - Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving
1657 SNAKES: Asps Aspidis - Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving
1657 SNAKES: Asps Aspidis - Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving

1657 SNAKES: Asps Aspidis - Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving

$45.00 USD

Original copper engraving by Merian from: Historia Naturalis..., Published in Amsterdam in 1657.

 

Born in Basel, Merian learned the art of copperplate engraving in Zurich. He next worked and studied in Strasbourg, Nancy, and Paris, before returning to Basel in 1615. The following year he moved to Frankfurt, Germany where he worked for the publisher Johann Theodor de Bry, who was the son of renowned engraver and traveler Theodor de Bry.

 

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