Set of Six 18th Century Hand Colored Sea Shell Engravings, Georg Knorr & Conrad Kleemann

Set of Six 18th Century Hand Colored Sea Shell Engravings, Georg Knorr & Conrad Kleemann

2,800.00

From the work published in 1757: Les Délices Des Yeux et de L’Esprit or Collection Générale des Différentes Espèces de Coquillages Que La Mer Renfermé, by German naturalist and artist George Wolfgang Knorr (1705-1761) and drawn by Conrad Kleemann. These copper plate engravings on laid paper are all skillfully hand colored. In very good gilt wood frames with a taut acanthus leaf patterned moulding, double matted in cream and gold.

H:  18 ¼  W:  15 ¼  D:  1

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