Jean Baptiste Lamarck, Three 18th-Century Shell Engravings

Jean Baptiste Lamarck, Three 18th-Century Shell Engravings

A beautiful set of three hand-coloured 18th-century engravings by Jean Baptiste Lamarck (1744-1829), drawn by Henri Joseph Redoute (1766-1852), and engraved by Robert Benard.

They depict an array of attractive sea shells and were once part of the Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des Trois Règnes de la Nature (1782-1832) - published by Charles Joseph Panckoucke. The details here are exquisite and the hand-colouring is of the highest order.

All three engravings are housed in fine contemporary frames.

Medium: Hand-coloured engravings on paper
Overall size: 12” x 15” / 30cm x 38cm & 20" x 16" / 51cm x 41cm
Year of creation: c. 1789
Provenance: England
Condition: Minor foxing but otherwise very good.

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