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Catchpenny 1825
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Catchpenny 1825

Author: Arnz & Co.
Year: 1820
Description: Catchpenny print - [Amimals]. Verschiedene Thiere. No. 41. Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co., ca. 1825. Oblong folio. ca. 43.5 x 36.3 cm. Fine lithographed children's print showing 10 wild animals, arranged in three rows above each other, with a caption, and all finely coloured by hand. <br>A rhino (ca 12.5 x 7.5 cm.), detail of a German popular children's print depicting animals like a porcupine, rhino, elephant, zebra, giraffe, monkey, snake, crocodile, etc. The lithographic workshop of Arnz & Co. was active from 1815 to 1858 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The firm was founded by Joh. Christian Arnz and Christian Winckelmann, who left in 1828 to start a publishing office in Berlin. From about 1822 Arnz & Co. published some 250 catchpenny prints, and from 1840 the firm produced the lithographs for illustrated natural history works published in Leyden, the Netherlands. Cf. Brückner, Pop. Druckgraphik Europas, Deutschland, p. 216
From the collection of Acanthus antiquariaat, Utrecht- NL : Description by: Iris M. van Daalen
Location: World
Subject: General
Species: Indian Rhino
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