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De Seve's Animals - "LE TAPIR MALE" - Copper Engraving - 1760

$ 18.73


 

RARE, ANTIQUE COPPER ENGRAVED ANIMAL PRINT

This 254 year old print by Jacques de Seve is from Buffon's "HISTOIRE NATURAL" in 1760.

Jacques Eustache de Sève (1742-1788) was the main artist commissioned by Buffon for his "Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière" (1749-1760). He was one of the first artists to use complete scenes including landscape backgrounds, which influenced later natural history illustrators.

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707 - 1788) was a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist, and encyclopedic author. His works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. Buffon published thirty-six quarto volumes of his "Histoire Naturelle" during his lifetime; with additional volumes based on his notes and further research being published in the two decades following his death. It has been said that "Truly, Buffon was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century."

This copper engraving print (the size of the picture) is about 8" x 6 1/2" on a page that is about 10 " x 7 1/2" It is in  good condition with natuaral age toning.  It is suitable for framing and would be an excellent gift. The digital watermark on this print will not be on the print that you receive.

 

The print that is being sold is of: 

  "LE TAPIR MALE"

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SHIPPING 

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In the U.S., your Fixed Rate cost is $3.00. Each additional print ships free. If you buy five (5) or more prints, at the same time, worldwide shipping is free.

For all other countries, your Fixed Rate cost is $6.00. Each additional print ships free. If you buy five (5) or more prints, shipping is free.

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TERMS OF PAYMENT

SANDTIQUE guarantees that the prints and books sold are from the year stated. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 7 days to do so. You will be reimbursed with your choice of replacement prints or cash through Paypal.

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SANDTIQUE'S mission is to offer its prints at the "Best Value" on the Internet. If you find an exact print at a lower price please send us the link and we will match the price. This is for fixed price, identical, single prints from the same publication & year and in equal condition. Variable price auction items are not included.


 


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