Snakes Serpents c.1830's display collection 8 old hand colored printsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Natural History prints / Serpents)
Issued mid-19th century, likely c.1830-50, Paris.
Each original antique engraved image has fine detailed hand color, carefully heightened with gum arabic for artistic visual accent, all as issued.
This unique little collection of old snake prints is composed of eight (8) excellent small printed images. Scientifically arranged display of different snake species, each print hand colored in detail with artistic ability by an accomplished early illuminator.
All remain in clean condition (see scans), nice age patina to images difficult to capture digitally, all worthy of display, gift-giving or as part of a print collection. Any condition faults are too trivial or minor to mention.
Reasonably priced at $30/ image.
Sheet Size: 4 5/8" x 8".
Printed Area: 3 1/2" x 6".