Tome 3 18 Page 366
Prêtre pinx Plée fils Sc
(Volume III, Print #18 Page 366)
(Drawn by Prêtre, engraved by Plée son)
Taken from 'Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, par M. le Comte de Lacepède Tome Troisième Paris 1819'
Light browning top and right edge.
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.