Antique Print: SHARP-NOSED EEL. European Eel, Anguilla anguilla/acutirostris. COUCH. Caption below print: 'Sharp-nosed Eel'. Type: Fine antique woodblock print on good quality paper. Printed in colour and finished by hand in Polperro, Cornwall. Date of printing: 1862. Size: 13.5 x 21.5cm, 5.25 x 8.5 inches (Medium), 301 sq cm. Artist, cartographer or engraver: Printed from original watercolours and drawings by Jonathan Couch, an eminent British naturalist who lived in the fishing village of Polperro, Cornwall. Engraved onto woodblocks by Alex Lydon. Plates printed in colour by Benjamin Fawcett, with final hand-colouring by local artists in Polperro. Condition: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Verso: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. Provenance: "A History of the Fishes of the British Islands"; by Jonathan Couch, Published by George Bell & Sons, London. Subject categories: Fish Fish.
- Brand: Antiqua Print Gallery
- ASIN: B00YPQ4WKY