Tome 4 2 Page 76
Prêtre pinx Plée père Sc
(Volume IV, Print #2 Page 76)
(Drawn by Prêtre, engraved by Plée father)
Taken from 'Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, par M. le Comte de Lacepède Tome Quatrième Paris 1819'.
Paper crinkled left border. Slight browning upper border.
12.5 X 21.25 cm 4-7/8” X 8-3/8“
Jean-Gabriel Prêtre (20 December 1768 – 29 April 1849) was a Swiss-French natural history painter who illustrated birds, mammals and reptiles in a large number of books. Several species of animal were named after him.