• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 376

    TWELVE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF FISH AFTER PIETER BLEEKER (1819-1878)

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWELVE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF FISH AFTER PIETER BLEEKER (1819-1878)
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    plates by C.W. Mieling after L. Speigler in glazed wood frames
    12½ x 19 in. (32 x 48 cm.) overall (12)


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    Bleeker's work on fishes 'Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Nerlandaises' was one of the most spectacular on the subject published during the nineteenth century. Bleeker died before completing this work, but by 1878 he had published 9 volumes (issued in 36 parts).

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