Hulk (fl. 18th century)

[Original etching] LE TENDRAC JEUNE / LE PORC-EPIC DE MALACA (tenrek en stekelvarken), ca 1766-1799.

Two images in one plate from the “Histoire naturelle…” by George-Louis Leclerc Comte de Buffon, published in Amsterdam by Schneider.
On the left ‘Le tendrac Jeune’ and on the right ‘Le Porc-épic de Malaca.’ namely a young Tailless tenrec with its characteristic striped fur and a Hystrix or Malacca Porcupine. Both signed by Hulk at bottom right: “Hulk Sculp.”

A Large watermark in the middle of the hand-laid paper: ‘C&I HONIG’, the Dutch papermill founded by Cornelis (1683-1755) and Jan Honig (1688-1757).

In great condition despite some tears and foldings on the very external margins.

Etching on light blue paper with broad margins; plate mark: 212 x 386 mm; total: 294 x 493 mm. In great condition despite some tears and foldings on the very external margins and minor light staining. Fold in the middle.

Incl. BTW  72,60

Excl. BTW  60,00

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