• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 407

    TWELVE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF FISH AND MARINE LIFE

    BY PETER BLEEKER (1819-1878)

    Price Realised  

    TWELVE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF FISH AND MARINE LIFE
    BY PETER BLEEKER (1819-1878)
    In giltwood frames
    19 x 13¼ in. (48 x 34 cm.) overall (12)


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    Pieter Bleeker was a prolific author of works on the natural history (and particicularly the ichthology) of the East Indies. Born in Zaandam in 1819, he spent many years in the Dutch East Indies. On his return he became director of the Rijksmuseum van Natuurliijke Historie at Leiden.

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