Stages of Life Flying Insects Crane Fly 1811 antique engraved hand color printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(Crane Fly, Stages of a Bug's Life, Larva, Pupa, Natural Camouflage, Entomology, Insects)
Issued 1811, Vienna
Charming antique engraved print, with lovely original hand color.
Printed in the early 19th century, the paper has gently age toned as always, but which remains sound, mostly clean & well preserved.
A lovely image which is not often seen, and is perfect for display. A picture is worth a thousand words.
The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you . [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].
In VG or better condition; normal uniform minor age toning to sheet as typical, light waviness and small normal trivial scattered spotting. Overall the printed image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.
A fascinating antique printed image which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own and display.
Sheet measures c. 7 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 5 3/4" H x 3 1/4" W