Sandtique Rare Prints & Maps
Couch's Fish - "BUTTERFISH" - Plate CXV - H-Col'd Litho - 1862
ANTIQUE HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
- This 143 year old print is from "A HISTORY OF THE FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS" by Jonathan Couch in 1862. It was published by Groombridge & Sons of London.
He was in correspondence with many of the foremost naturalists, and especially rendered aid to Thomas Bewick and to William Yarrell. Couch's principal work was done in ichthyology. In 1835 he obtained a prize offered by Mr. J. Buller of Morval for the best natural history.
Hand Colored Print Definition
|This is a black and white print that has been individually colored by an artist using high quality watercolor paints. The artist uses layers of paint to bring depth and vibrancy to the colors that give the print a rich, higher quality look usually associated with an original art painting.|
The size of the picture Is about 4 1/2 " x 7 1/2 " on a page that is about 6 1/2 " x 10 ". It is in very good condItion. It is suitable for framing and would be an excellent gift.
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