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Le Tupinambis: Buffon 1766

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  • Title: Le Tupinambis
  • Author: Count Buffon
  • Date: 1766
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Inches: 7 x 8 3/8 [Plate Mark]
  • Centimeters:  17.78 x 21.27 [Plate Mark]
  • Product ID: 1169

Image of a lizard from the genus Tupinambis, commonly referred to as a tegu, by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, a highly-influential French naturalist, mathematician, and cosmologist. These reptiles are native to Central and South America.