Hand coloured Stone lithograph ‘Crayon Manier” from Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Reptilien
[Natural History and Illustrations of Reptiles]
32 x 23.6 cm [c. 13 x 9 inches]
Schinz’s work on Amphibians and Reptiles combine scientific accuracy and a sophisticated aesthetic sense in terms of the arrangements of animals on each page. The plates are lithographed by Karl Joseph Brodtmann, one of the most accomplished Swiss lithographers of the day.