Antique Print - Le Chien D'Islande (The Icelandic Dog) by Buffon, 1770

1770 Le Chien D'Islande (The Icelandic Dog)

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By: Buffon's Natural History 

Date: 1770 (published) Paris 

Dimensions: 8 x 6 inches 

This is a copperplate engraving of the Le Chien D' Islande (The Icelandic Dog) from Buffon's Natural History.  The print displays lovely, original hand coloring over a strong plate impression.

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, was a man of many talents including a naturalist, mathematician and cosmologist. His work on the "Natural History of Animals" is widely regarded as an important step toward the modern theory of evolution. Buffon promoted the idea that species change over time, which has become the cornerstone of the modern of evolutionary theory.

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