Animals: Dogs by Massard
Engraver: Massard A
Artist; Madame Pillot for Lacapede
Publisher: BGE Delaville, Comte de Lacapede
Paper Size: 135 x 220mm
Print Size: 110 x 185mm
Condition: very good
Technique: Copperplate engraving
Technique: Original, hand coloured, copperplate engraving
Description: Copperplate engraving with later hand-colouring
Bernard Germain de Lacapede (1756 - 1825) was a french naturalist and an active freemason.
He is known for his contribution to the Comte de Buffon's great work, the Histoire Naturelle. He assisted with the publication and continued to add to the publication after the death of de Buffon
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