Franz Anton von Scheidel (? 1731-1801 Vienna)
A crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata)
inscribed 'Histrix cristata [...]'
traces of black chalk, point of the brush and watercolour and bodycolour, watermark fleur-de-lys with illegible letters
1338 x 1958 in. (33.9 x 49.9 cm)

Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Munich, 25 November 1981, lot 40.
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