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Vintage

Seven Shells

Phyllis Lucas Gallery/Old Print Center

$689.00

$990.00 30% Off

Only 1 available

Seven Shells

Shipping & Returns

Estimated Arrival
Feb 22 - Feb 25
Returns:
Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery.

Product Information

Era:
Antique; 18th century
Condition:
Excellent
Country of Origin:
France
Materials:
ink on paper
Size:
7" L x 11" H
Color/Finish:
multi

Why We Love This

This exquisite copperplate engraving was designed by Benard Direxit in 1791 for the seminal work Histoire Naturelle Botanique, coauthored and published by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, France's most famous naturalist and an early proponent of evolution, and a forerunner of Charles Darwin. Direxit's images of oysters are among the finest examples of 18th-century naturalist engravings. Unframed.
As described by Phyllis Lucas Gallery/Old Print Center

Why We Love This

This exquisite copperplate engraving was designed by Benard Direxit in 1791 for the seminal work Histoire Naturelle Botanique, coauthored and published by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, France's most famous naturalist and an early proponent of evolution, and a forerunner of Charles Darwin. Direxit's images of oysters are among the finest examples of 18th-century naturalist engravings. Unframed.

About Phyllis Lucas Gallery/Old Print Center

Located in Midtown East Manhattan, the Phyllis Lucas Gallery/Old Print Center has one of the largest collections of antique prints and fine art in New York City. With a long and storied history, our gallery holds the distinction as the first publisher of Salvador Dali’s lithographs in America and has been among the foremost of the city's dealers in antique works on paper since its founding in 1928.

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