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18th c Six Shells Engraving(113 views)
Description: This exquisite copperplate engraving was designed by Benard Direxit in 1791 for the seminal work Histoire Naturelle Botanique, co-authored and published by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, France's most famous naturalist, an early proponent of evolution, and a forerunner of Charles Darwin. Direxit's images of oysters are among the finest examples of 18th-century naturalist engravings.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 7" L x 11" H
Artist or Maker: Benard Direxit