Breck Bartholomew Art Collections
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Artwork by Breck Bartholomew
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Brown Greater Galago or Thick-tailed Bushbaby by Hugo Troschel and J D L Franz Wagner
Central Yellow Baboon, Papio c. cynocephalus by J D L Franz Wagner
Pygmy Mouse Lemur by Hugo Troschel
Yellow Baboon, Papio cynocephalus by J D L Franz Wagner
White Throated Guenon, Cercopithecus albogularis erythrarchus by J D L Franz Wagner
Death Valley Racetrack by Breck Bartholomew
Varieties of wall Lizard by Jacques von Bedriaga
Fer-de-lance, Bothrops asper by Breck Bartholomew
Peters's epauletted fruit bat by Hugo Troschel
Fire Salamander Anatomy by Christian Leopold Mueller
African Mammal skulls by Hugo Troschel
Alligator Lizards by Friedrich August Schmidt
Black-Breasted Leaf Turtle by J B Bory de Saint Vincent
African termites and their anatomy by W Wagenschieber
Chuckwalla, Sauromalus ater by Breck Bartholomew
Checkered Elephant Shrew skeleton by W Wagenschreiber
Frontis of Historia naturalis Ranarum nostratium by August Johann Roesel von Rosenhof
Passenger Pigeon and Red Oak by Mark Catesby
Alligator Lizards from Mexico by Friedrich August Schmidt
African Bugs and Insects by W Wagenschieber
Eastern Fence Lizard, Sceloporus undulatus by Breck Bartholomew
Skeletal man walking his dinosaur statue by Breck Bartholomew
Frontis of Historia Naturalis Ranarum Nostratium by ArtistAugust Johann Roesel von Rosenhof
Brown-headed Parrot, Piocephalus cryptoxanthus by J D L Franz Wagner
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About Breck Bartholomew
My background primarily centers around herpetology. Early on I worked with captive amphibians and reptiles, then did field work for a few years. Eventually my love of books and art mingled with my love of animals and I began selling herpetological books. My fascination with natural history illustrations really took off when I started collecting and selling rare books.
Many natural history books published before about 1900 contain wonderful natural history illustrations. These illustrations have been used for all sorts of purposes ever since. My goal here is to offer a variety illustrations in both a "historic" format - showing the image as it is today, often with yellowing, foxing, small tears, etc. As well as a "modern" format - cleaned up versions that really show off the art.
Whenever possible I will reference the illustrator as the artist, and where it was originally published in the description. All too often natural history art is known by the author of the work instead of the illustrator. As a result many great natural history artists/illustrators are hardly known today.