Frederik Ruysch – Dutch – 1638-1731
wo preparations of Surinam toads (Pipa pipa) by Frederick Ruysch presented in jars with lids decorated with shells, corals and small amphibians. Both figures show the egg pockets and (in the case of figure 1 (left) fully-formed young emerging. Figure 2 shows the reptile opened to show the skin. A snake is twined between the jars.
8.5 X 11 Inch - Reproduction printed on parchment paper.
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