2 prints - A.Baratti & John Jonston & Merian Mattheus (17th century) - Various Fishes & spiders - fishes from Historia Naturalis

Description
2 prints - A.Baratti & John Jonston & Merian Mattheus (17th century) - Various Fishes & spiders - fishes from Historia Naturalis
Engraving - Not signed - C.1657 & 18th century

2 prints - One Hand-coloured fish engraving from an book by John Jonston 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.

Another engraving probably engraved by Baratti for a publication of Diderot.

Lot details
Artist
2 prints - A.Baratti & John Jonston & Merian Mattheus (17th century)
Title of artwork
Various Fishes & spiders - fishes from Historia Naturalis
Year
C.1657 & 18th century
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Overall in fair condition with traces of ageing and usage
Sold with frame
No
Total dimensions
37.5×0×23 cm
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