John Jonston & Merian Mattheus (17th century) - The Reiger & other birds - fishes from Historia Naturalis handcoloured

Description
John Jonston & Merian Mattheus (17th century) - The Reiger & other birds - fishes from Historia Naturalis handcoloured
Engraving - Not signed - C.1657

From Historia Naturalis by John Jonston and engraved by Matthäus Merian der Ältere (or "Matthew", "the Elder", or "Sr."; 22 September 1593 – 19 June 1650) was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house. He was a member of the patrician Basel Merian family.
Interesting lot.

Handcoloured by contemporary artist Alle Jong

Lot details
Artist
John Jonston & Merian Mattheus (17th century)
Title of artwork
The Reiger & other birds - fishes from Historia Naturalis handcoloured
Year
C.1657
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Overall in good condition
Sold with frame
No
Total dimensions
37.5×0×23 cm
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