C1775

Simia Apella

Artist:

Jacques Eustache de Seve (fl 1742 - 1788)

Rare copper engraving of the Tufted Capuchin, from Johann von Screber’s great zoological series, Die Säugethiere… Modern binomial name: Cebus apella 

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S/N: DSIA-028-ANI-OS–218893
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Full Title:

Simia Apella

Date:

C1775

Artist:

Jacques Eustache de Seve (fl 1742 - 1788)

Engraver:

A. Hoffer 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

185mm 
x 168mm

Paper Size: 

197mm 
x 249mm

Platemark Size: 

187mm 
x 229mm
AUTHENTICITY
Simia Apella - Antique Print from 1775

Genuine antique
dated:

1775

Description:

Rare copper engraving of the Tufted Capuchin, from Johann von Screber’s great zoological series, Die Säugethiere…

Modern binomial name: Cebus apella 

Artist:

Jacques Eustache de Seve (fl 1742-1788)

French artist and illustrator commissioned by Georges Louis Leclerc Comte de Buffon to provide the illustrations for Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. Buffon was one of the first to recognise that all living organisms were fundamentally similar, whether they were plant or animal & that life itself was a physical characteristic of matter & not a metaphysical property.

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