Indescribable Quantities of Sturgeon

1728 CEUnited States

“In a word, it is unbelievable, indeed, indescribable, as also incomprehensible, what quantity is found there. One must behold oneself.”

in Nichola Fletcher, Caviar: A Global History (London, UK: Reaktion, 2010), 64.

Image: Joris Hoefnagel, Catfish and Sturgeon (1575–1580), original from The National Gallery of Art, via rawpixel