European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851

European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851
THE EUROPEAN FLYING SQUID. (CEPHALOPODES – PLATE 32 – LOLIGO SAGITTA LAMARK 1798). This very striking, beautiful and extremely rare folio chromolithograph, with exquisite original colouring of a flying squid, is from the first and only edition of. Jean Baptiste Vérany’s Mollusques Méditerranéens. Published in Gènes (Genoa) by /i Imprimerie des Sourds-Muets in 1851, this work is exceedingly rare and features the first drawing of a deep sea luminous squid. (Newton Harvey, A History of Luminescence). Vérany (1800 -1865) was one of the founders of the Nice Natural History Museum. Jean-Baptiste Vérany, a famous naturalist of the beginning of the 19th century, has distinguished himself by his work on octopus, squids, cuttlefishes and argonauts (cephalopod molluscs) which he discovered, described and wonderfully drew from specimens fished in the Mediterranean sea. (Exhibition announcement of the Nice Natural History Museum, 2001). (watermarks not on original print). Y ou can be sure of owning an original print that is beautifully produced and is also a good investment. With our extensive knowledge and meticulous research their authenticity is guaranteed. We do not sell reproductions of any kind. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “rarefishprints” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Size: Medium
  • Region of Origin: Europe
  • Handmade: No
  • Artist: Jean-Baptiste Vérany
  • Production Technique: CHROMOLITHOGRAPH
  • Framing: Unframed
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Item Height: 12 ¾ inches 32.5 cm approx. Plate: 9½ inches
  • Item Width: 9¼ inches 20 cm approx. Plate: 7 inches 18 cm
  • Theme: Art
  • Time Period Produced: 1850-1899
  • Type: ORIGINAL COLOURED LITHOGRAPH
  • Title: THE EUROPEAN FLYING FISH
  • Features: 1st Edition
  • Image Orientation: Portrait
  • Subject: EUROPEAN FLYING SQUID
  • Signed: No
  • Personalise: No
  • Original/Licensed Reprint: Original
  • Year of Production: 1851
  • Unit of Sale: Single Piece
  • Originality: Original
  • Date of Creation: Antique (Pre-1900)
  • Colour: Very fine original colouring
  • Listed By: rarefishprints.com

European Flying Squid Verany Beautiful Rare Original Coloured Lithograph 1851