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Portrait. Oval engraving by Weger.
- Leipzig, after a photograph of ca. 1880. Print size 20.0 x 15.0 cm (paper size 30.1 x 39.6 cm).l Engraved portrait by August Weger (1823-1892). The portrait, "nach ein Photographie" show Charles Darwin at an old age with his iconic beard. His autograph is printed below. The photo referred to perhaps is the one made in 1877 by Lock and Whitfield. Weger was a German engraver and printer. Weger is known for his portraits of famous people, such as the writer Friedrich Gerst├Ącker, the composer Robert Schumann, and, apparently, Charles Darwin. A very wide-margined and spotless print. Rare.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
Last Found On: 2016-11-30           Check availability:      ZVAB    


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