Animals by Friedrich Justin Bertuch 2 .

Animal engravings by Bertuch with original early colour


Java Katze cat Katzen  CIII
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18
Beaver from Bertuch's Kinder book
Beaver VIII  Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Sloths and Anteaters LXXIII
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £12 marked as shown


Wolverine Skunk LXXX
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £20

Polar Bear-Bear-Wolverine Badger
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Otter, Marten, Ermine, Squirrel  IX Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

White mouse-rat-Canadian animals LXXIV
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

Mouse, Mice, Blesmol, Mole MouseXLIX
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Beuteltier marsupials LXXXVII
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Anteater-echidna-animals XCV  Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18
Mouse/ Shrew variants XXXIX
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


binturong civet CXXIX

 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18



Porcupine spiny mouse  LXXXIX

 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18



skunk skunk skunks CVI

 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18



Java Mongoose, Mongoose  CXIII

 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18



Otters and marten, mink, otter pecan-Vison  XXXVI

 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

 

Civet Cat, Mongoose, Skunk, Genet - 1799 Taf II
 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving  from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images  for many animals  were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings  of the Pacific  engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman.  He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Ocelot,Wolf,Hyena,Lion
Antique copper line engraving on paper,     Printed by Richard Evans.   from the 1816  edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size  220 x 180 mm unmounted £18


Arctic Fox,Jackall
Antique copper line engraving on paper,     Printed by Richard Evans.   from the 1816  edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size  220 x 180 mm unmounted £5 damaged old tape mark 


Maimon,Calbrix,Mona,Mustax,Mandril,Talapoin
Antique copper line engraving on paper,     Printed by Richard Evans.   from the 1816  edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size  220 x 180 mm unmounted £5 damaged old tape mark 

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