Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
1816 African Natives - Imperial folio 42.5 cm 'incunabula of lithography' - Ethnology
Landmark stone lithograph of an ethnographical theme
1816 antique hand colored stone lithograph by Carl Joseph Brodtmann from his extremely rare series:
Naturhistorische Bilder Gallerie aus dem Thierreiche
Lindau, Brodtmann .
Here in fine original hand colour.
42,5 x 32,5 cm
Superb plate from this famed incunabula of lithography.
Reference Winkler 105.
Brodtmann is considered a pioneer in the art of lithography employing techniques for "texture" that are quite similar to that of an aquatint.
Condition: Good overall condition. Light smiding to margins.