C1788

Plate 76

Superb c.18th engraving of fish by Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1747-1804), Tableau Encyclopedique et Methodique des Trois Regnes de la Nature: Ichthyologie.

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Full Title:

Plate 76

Date:

C1788

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Paper Size: 

221mm 
x 290mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plate 76 - Antique Print from 1788

Genuine antique
dated:

1788

Description:

Superb c.18th engraving of fish by Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1747-1804),

Tableau Encyclopedique et Methodique des Trois Regnes de la Nature: Ichthyologie.

Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1747 - 1804)

Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1747-1804) was a priest in the Rouergue and professor at the central school of Rhodes. He contributed studies on cetaceans, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects to the Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique. Bonnaterre and is credited with identifying about 25 new species of fish, and assembled illustrations of about 400 in his encyclopedia work. He used previous studies by Bloch (1784-1788), of Gouan (1770), Broussonet (1782), Pennant (1767) and others.

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