Decorative Art

Jacob Xaver Schumuzer - Clam Engraving on Laid Paper with Orange Tints, 18th Century





Clam engraving printed on laid paper with orange tones. Framed in a wood frame. Engraving has the signature on the bottom right corner.

Artist Biography

Jacob Xaver Schmuzer (1713–1775) was a German copper engraver particularly noted for his illustrating "Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte" ('Discourse on Natural History'), the monumental multi-volume work of the Bavarian clergyman and naturalist from Augsburg, Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm


H 5.5 in. x W 8.25 in. x D .5 in.