AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste
Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.Paris: Desray, 1797 – 1800.
This work on monkeys and apes was published in a series of ten fascicules, with a total of 65 plates drawn and engraved by Audbert, and printed in color. Audebert was a miniaturist who developed a technique of color printing using oil-based inks that was first used in this work. Digital facsimile from BnF Gallica at this link.
Subjects: NATURAL HISTORY › Illustration, ZOOLOGY › Mammalogy › Primatology