Antique 1785 French Buffon Rhinocerous & Armadillo Framed Animal Engravings - a Pair


A pair of antique French engravings, gravures, or prints, a rhinoceros and an armadillo, from Buffon's "Histoire Naturelle"; there were several editions from the late 18th through the 19th centuries. These are dated 1785, a German edition of the French original. Hand-colored. In mid-century silver wood frames with black mats. 8.75ʺW × 0.8ʺD × 10.75ʺH. Very good condition. The armadillo frame is a little split top right corner.