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Hand-Colored Lioness w/ Cubs, 1808

Ursus Books and Prints

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Hand-Colored Lioness w/ Cubs, 1808
Hand-Colored Lioness w/ Cubs, 1808
Hand-Colored Lioness w/ Cubs, 1808

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Product Information

Era:
Antique; 19th century
Condition:
Very Good; wrinkled edges, minor foxing to margins
Country of Origin:
France
Materials:
ink on hand paper
Size:
20.75" L x 13.65" H
Color/Finish:
black/cream/yellow

Why We Love This

Original copper engraving of "Felis Leo Foemina. La Lionne" by Simon Charles Miger and Nicolas Marechal from "La Ménagerie du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle." Paris: Chez Miger, 1808. Later hand coloring. Unframed. Unsigned. The edges are wrinkled and there is minor foxing to margins.
As described by Ursus Books and Prints

About Ursus Books and Prints

Established in 1972, New York-based Ursus Books and Prints serves clients throughout the world. We provide a comprehensive selection of art books, rare books in all fields, and fine antique decorative prints.