Tome 5 5 Page 88
Prêtre pinx Melle Cornu Sc
(Volume V, Print #5 Page 88)
(Drawn by Prêtre, engraved by Miss Cornu).
Taken from 'Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, par M. le Comte de Lacepède Tome Cinquième Paris 1819'.
Browning top and right edge, a few other rust spots.
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.