Rare original antique hand colored natural history print from Denis Diderot Giraffe and Musc Deer circa 1750's

$6,500.00

Shipping to United States: Free

1751 Martinet - Elephant Rhinoceros - hand-colored engraving


Published in: Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) by Denis Diderot (1713-1784) after de la Rue.

Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 38 x 24.4 cm.


Overall very good condition. Light even age toning.

Verso is blank


Shipping: I take huge pride in packing since it is a delicate and important part. This print will come in an acid-free backing board as well as n an acid-free sleeve.




Authenticity: All our prints are guaranteed to be original.

Shipping from United States

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