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Petit Papion, 1789


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Petit Papion, 1789

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Product Information

Antique; 18th century
Very Good; minor wear; slight foxing
copper-plate engraving on paper/glass/wood
Damage Information:
Foxing due to age
14" L x 15" H
brown frame

Why We Love This

An original copper plate engraving from Comte De Buffon’s major work on natural history. Each plate was engraved by De Seve with remarkable accuracy and has been beautifully hand-colored. Published in Paris, 1749-89. Plate VII. Displayed with a matte and walnut frame.
As described by Trowbridge

About Trowbridge

The images which make up Trowbridge Vintage Collections come from Martin Trowbridge’s personal print archive, which he has built up over the past 30 years. Martin is an avid collector of copperplate engravings and has an impressive trove of more than 20,000 images locked away in the vaults at his London gallery.