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Gesner, Conrad 1516-1565 - Folio hand coloured woodcut - Ostrich - From the scarce First Edition of 1557

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Gesner, Conrad 1516-1565 - Folio hand coloured woodcut - Ostrich - From the scarce First Edition of 1557

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Woodcut - Not signed - 1557

Artist: Gesner, Conrad 1516-1565 - Folio hand coloured woodcut
Title of artwork: Ostrich - From the scarce First Edition of 1557
Year: 1557
Technique: Woodcut
Signature: Not signed
Condition: In very good condition
Sold with frame: No

Superb folio from Gessner's FIRST EDITION of the VOGELBUCH, 1557.

Zurich: Christopher Froschauer, 1557.

Reference: Nissen Vögel 350.

Conrad Gessner was a Renaissance polymath, a physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, bibliographer, philologist, natural historian and illustrator.

The woodcuts for the work were undertaken by Hans Asper, Johann Thomas, and Lukas Schrön.

Vert light even age toning.

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