Antique print. Dragon
Artist/Collection: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer
Product Code: FRP28506
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40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches).
Whenchen und schlangen kampf

This antique copper plate engraving was made in 1731 for Scheuchzer's incredible Physica Sacra.
It has hand painted water colouring embellished with metallic gold/silver paint. The engraving is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks. The paper has a lovely aged, creamy white patina and is in excellent condition.
Scheuchzer believed that dragons existed. (or this could be an early depiction of the Loch Ness monster!)

© Fine Rare Prints

Date Made 1700s
Paper Size 40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 31 to 40 cm (12 to 16 inches)
Major Color