About This Print :
Authentic hand colored plate Natural History for all Social Ranks 1840
Print Size : 11.3 X 8.8 inches approx
Verso is blank
Leopold Joseph Franz : (13 April 1802 – 20 September 1884) was an Austrian zoologist and he was born in Vienna and studied botany at the University of Vienna under Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin. He worked at the Vienna Naturhistorisches Museum between 1817, when he joined as a volunteer assistant, and 1821, when he left to become secretary to the provincial legislature of Lower Austria; after a hiatus he was appointed assistant curator in 1844 and remained at the Naturhistorisches Museum until 1861. Later he became director of the zoos of Munich and Budapest.
In 1826 he published Neue Classification der Reptilien, based partly on the work of his friends Friedrich Wilhelm Hemprich and Heinrich Boie. In 1843 he published Systema Reptilium, covering geckos, chameleons and iguanas.
The oustanding early color lithographs for his EXTREMELY RARE BILDER ATLAS are among the best of the period and have delicate hand finish.
Minor age toning.
Condition : In a wonderful condition but please do examine the print, as it's been said that beauty is an eye of beholder. Remember this print is over 120+ Years old and some imperfection can be expected due to it's age.
Rarity : Extremely Rare and becoming hard to find.
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