Lot of 7 engravings by George Shaw (1751-1813) - hand colour - Reptiles and Amphibians - 1800

Description
Lot of 7 engravings by George Shaw (1751-1813) - hand colour - Reptiles and Amphibians - 1800
All in hand colour. Copper engravings - Signed on print - 1800

George Shaw (1751-1813)

7 hand coloured copper engravings


Dr. Shaw (1751-1813) was a Fellow of the Royal Society, co-founder of the Linnean Society and a zoologist and keeper of the natural history department at the British Museum in London.

These striking illustrations were engraved principally by James Heath, an associate of the Royal Academy and royal engraver to King George III in 1794.

Lot details
Title of artwork
Reptiles and Amphibians - 1800
Artist
Lot of 7 engravings by George Shaw (1751-1813) - hand colour
Year
1800
Technique
All in hand colour. Copper engravings
Signature
Signed on print
Sold with frame
No
Condition
In good condition
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