C1775

Simia Rosalia. (Lion Tamarin)

Artist:

Johann Christian von Schreber (1739 - 1810)

Modern common name  Lion Tamarin or Golden marmoset Modern binomial name Leontopithecus rosalia First described  Linnaneus 1766 Distribution Eastern rain forests of Brazil.  

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Full Title:

Simia Rosalia. (Lion Tamarin)

Date:

C1775

Artist:

Johann Christian von Schreber (1739 - 1810)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

172mm 
x 220mm
AUTHENTICITY
Simia Rosalia. (Lion Tamarin) - Antique Print from 1775

Genuine antique
dated:

1775

Description:

Modern common name  Lion Tamarin or Golden marmoset

Modern binomial name Leontopithecus rosalia

First described  Linnaneus 1766

Distribution Eastern rain forests of Brazil.

 

Artist:

Johann Christian von Schreber (1739-1810)

Schreber was a German naturalist, appointed professor of materia medica at the University of Erlangen in 1769.

One of Schrebers great contributions to the field of zoology was Die Säugethiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, which focused on the mammals of the world. Many of the animals included were given a scientific name for the first time, following the binomial system of Carl Linnaeus. From 1791 until his death in 1810, he was the President of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1787.

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