@1819 French Prêtre fish print with 3 species (Trygla..)

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   Prêtre pinx          Plée fils Sc

  1. Le Prionote volant …Page 366
  2. La Trigle lyre …370
  3. La Trigle caroline …372

(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'

Handcoloured print.

Lovely colours.

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.