1816 Eskimos Imperial folio 42.5 cm 'incunabula of lithography' original hancolored - Ethnology


Landmark stone lithograph of an ethnographical theme

Extremely rare 

1816 antique hand colored stone lithograph by Carl Joseph Brodtmann from his extremely rare series:

Naturhistorische Bilder Gallerie aus dem Thierreiche 

Lindau, Brodtmann [1816].

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.

Extremely scarce. 

Condition: Good overall condition. Minor fingering to lower right corner.