Bison. Copper engraving.

Bison. Copper engraving.

Ca. 1660. A wonderfully woolly depiction of a slightly bemused looking bison, by a 17th century artist. Depicting the powerful animal in profile, head turned slightly to gaze at the viewer. At the left is a tree with a long tailed opossum suspended upside down from a branch; at the right side is a large bird resembling a pelican.

Copper engraving 6 3/4 x 5", paper 7 1/2 x 5 1/2", one original fold. Trimmed close at right margin. Very good condition. Item #24474

Price: $125.00

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