Diplopterus Macrocephalus Ag.

Method Lithograph with hand colouring
Artist Joseph Dinkel after Louis Agassiz
Published Neuchatel (Suisse) Soleure : Aux frais d e l'auteur.; Chez Jent et Gassmann. 1844-45
Dimensions Image 311 x 510 mm, Sheet 450 x 570 mm
Notes Plate 16, illustrating fossilised fish, from Louis Agassiz's 'Monographie des poissons fossiles du Vieux Grès Rouge, ou Système Dévonien des Îles Britanniques et de Russie' ('Monograph on Fossil Fish of the Old Red Sandstone, or Devonian System of the British Isles and of Russia'). This book was intended as a supplement to his 'Recherches sur les poissons fossils', his major work on fossilised fish.

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (May 28, 1807- December 13, 1874) was a Swiss born biologist, geologist, and naturalist. He did pioneering work on glaciers, extensive work on the classification of extinct and living fishes, and was a important figure to early modern scientific teaching in the United States.

Condition: Light foxing to the sheet
Framing unmounted
Price £180.00
Stock ID 42837