24 juillet 2013

KNORR BOAR

KNORR BOAR. This boar’s skull is one of several prints we’ve added to our offerings of hand-colored natural history engravings from an extensive series documenting collector’s cabinets produced by German naturalist Georg W. Knorr in the 1760s called "Deliciae Naturae Selectae Oder Auserlefenes Natüralien-Cabinet" [Selected Delights of Nature, or the Exquisite Collector’s Cabinet].
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24 juillet 2013

Shells Knorr

Shell Knorr. Photo courtesy George Timmons Shell Knorr. Photo courtesy George Timmons Shell Knorr. Photo courtesy George Timmons Shell Knorr. Photo courtesy George Timmons   Shell Knorr. Photo courtesy George Timmons Antique prints from "Les Delices des Yeux et de L’Esprit, a la Representation d’une Collection Universelle des Coquilles” by Georg Wolfgang Knorr published in 1764 in Nuremberg, Germany. This series of antique prints is beautifully hand colored (original hand color work on antique print) and is of... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2013

KNORR KUDU

KNORR KUDU. This African kudu's head with other antelope horns is one of several hand-colored natural history engravings from an extensive series documenting collector’s cabinets produced by German naturalist Georg Knorr in the 1760s called from Deliciae Naturae Selectae Oder Auserlefenes Natüralien-Cabinet [Selected Delights of Nature, or the Exquisite Collector’s Cabinet].
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24 juillet 2013

KNORR CORAL

KNORR CORAL. This red coral is one of several prints we’ve added to our offerings of hand-colored natural history engravings from an extensive series documenting collector’s cabinets produced by German naturalist Georg Knorr in the 1760s called from Deliciae Naturae Selectae Oder Auserlefenes Natüralien-Cabinet [Selected Delights of Nature, or the Exquisite Collector’s Cabinet].
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