C1824

Fig 1. Nouveau ne du Balena Mysticetus. Fig 2. Balaena Mystecus. Fig 3. Balaena Australes

Artist:

Charles Vauthier (1790 - 1879)

Early C19th French engraving of the The Bowheaded Whale and the Southern Right Whale From Bory de Saint-Vincent, Dictionnaire Classique D’Historie Naturelle.

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Full Title:

Fig 1. Nouveau ne du Balena Mysticetus. Fig 2. Balaena Mystecus. Fig 3. Balaena Australes

Date:

C1824

Artist:

Charles Vauthier (1790 - 1879)

Condition:

Overall toning, heavier at lower left

Technique:

Stipple engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

105mm 
x 165mm

Paper Size: 

140mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
Fig 1. Nouveau ne du Balena Mysticetus. Fig 2. Balaena Mystecus. Fig 3. Balaena Australes - Antique Print from 1824

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

Early C19th French engraving of the The Bowheaded Whale and the Southern Right Whale

From Bory de Saint-Vincent, Dictionnaire Classique D’Historie Naturelle.

Biography:

Charles Vauthier (1790-1879 was a French entomologist, botanist, author and natural history illustrator. His brother Jules-Antoine Vauthier was also a prominent artist of his day. Their father was Michel Vauthier, a miniaturist at Versailles and later a publisher and art dealer in Paris.  Vauthier was a collector of plants and insects in Brazil, arriving in Rio de Janeiro in December 1831 and returning to France, arriving at the port of Toulon on 21 May 1833.

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