Sea Shells! Old antique hand colored shell engravings & lithographs…  Are you hunting for authentic antique lithographs and hand colored engravings of sea shells? Or perhaps a coral & other sealife?  We will help you find the right art to enhance your living space. 

Sea Creatures from far, far away, with character… 1790-1820

This grouping of hand colored copper plate engravings were published in London, England from c.1790-1820…  Shaw and Nodder were naturalists, saw and depicted the natural history they encountered with precise detail.  The encyclopedic recordings are revered by all. We have framed them in a gorgeous fruitwood molding, complete with all the archival details including uv glass and rag matting.  Each piece measures 10 1/2 x 13 1/2″.

Sea Shells by Lamarck! 18th Century Hand Colored Engravings 1790-1810…

These rare antique engravings of sea shells date to 1790-1810, they are hand colored copperplate engravings which were produced in France.  Special foldouts actual size 11 3/4 x 15 1/2″ with issue folds as they were in an encyclopedic series on sealife.  


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Sea Shells!  Rare 18th Century Hand Colored Engravings by Gualtieri From 1742!

Rare 18th Century Hand Colored Engravings of Sea Shells Published in Italy by Gualtieri, dating to 1742.   Each framed piece measures 22 x 28″  

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Sea Shells! Antique Lamarck Hand Colored Engravings from 1779-1820.

Shells!  These old engravings of sea shells date from 1779 to 1820.  They were published by Lamarck in France.  Numerous well known artists worked on this series including Marachel and PJ Redoute. They are stunning old copper plate engravings with modern water colors.  They range in price from $125. to $225. each. and we do offer discounts on sets.    Each print measures about 8×11″  and are in very good condition.   Click here to contact us.

Inquire about a set of Sea Shells: Set of 6 Framed George Wolfgang Knorr Hand Colored Engravings.

c.1764 George Wolfgang Knorr. This magnificent shell print was product circa 1764 in Nurnberg, Germany by George Wolfgang Knorr. It comes from what is considered one of the rarest works on shells ever produced, Vernugen der Augen un des Gemuth.

Each antique print is framed with conservation materials including double rag mats and UV glass. We use the highest quality products when framing any of our antique prints. Measuring in at 15 x 18″ (Print dimensions: 6.75″ x 8.5″) the collection would be well suited for a 9′ area or above a sofa. This set is not available, but if you call, Anne may be able to offer you a similar grouping in this fabulous blonde beachy burl molding.

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We have a large selection of old prints of  sea shells, by Lamarck, Albertus Seba shell prints, and other early naturalists works on shells. Please contact us with your interest as this subject is popular at shows, and it is hard to keep a good online inventory.  Our antique shell prints are very old sea shell engravings and lithographs,  that were produced from from 1640 to 1900. We are pleased to offer our customers great service, please feel free to contact us with your specific interests.

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