NOW SOLD! Twin Spouted Whale by Alain Mallet c1684
Twin Spouted Whale by Alain Manesson Mallet c1684 'Description de L'Univers' Engraved plate of Twin Spouted whale with whaling fleet in background.
Method: Copper plate engraved
Creator: Alain Manesson Mallet
Published: First published 1683
Condition: Excellent condition, fine engraving on hand laid paper with later hand colour.
Approx engraved area: 4" x 5 5/8" (102mm x 143mm)
Notes:This from Volume 1 of the French text edition published by Johann David Zunner 1684. The plates engraved for Zunner are close copies of the originals and still have French titles and names. A few are signed by there engravers: J.P. Aubrey, Johann J. Vogel and W.C. Daucher.