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Niccolò Gualtieri Pair of Framed Copperplate Engravings of Sea Shells

US$5,500per set


Framed copperplate engravings of sea shells, Niccolo` Gualtieri (editor). Giuseppe Menabuoni (1708-after 1745) (after). Plates 30 and 31 from Index testarum conchyliorum quae adservantur in museo Nicolai Gualtieri philosophi et medici collegiati Florentini regiae botanices Florentinae academiae socii in Pisano athenaeo medicinae professoris ameriti et methodice distributae exhibentur. Reference: (georgeglazer) Natural history studies of a variety of seashells, arranged in rows against a white background, some standing on end and casting small shadows. They combine scientific observation and aesthetic appreciation of the lively interplay of the natural colors, textures, and shapes of the shells. Menabuoni and Pazzi created 110 splendid plates reproducing specimens of Gualtieri's shell collection.


  • Creator
    Niccolo Gualtier (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 25.13 in. (63.84 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Georgian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Downingtown, PA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: VM981001stDibs: LU86106341883

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