[Prussia.][Alexander von Humboldt.]
[n.d., c. 1840]
Lithograph. Proof. Printed area: 320 x 395mm, (12½ x 15½"). Frame: 470 x 570mm, (18½ x 22½"). Unexamined out of original frame.
A three-quarter length portrait of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) a Prussian geographer and naturalist who travelled throughout Europe and America and was one of the first scientists to propose that South America and Africa had once been linked.
Ex Collection: Sir Charles Lyell.
[Ref: 37470] £450.00