Lot of seven ornithology engravings, 18th Century


Lot of seven ornithology engravings enhanced with watercolor.
After works by naturalist Mark Catesby (1683-1749) engraved by Seligman in Nuremberg, Germany

" Le grand fou" (Booby)
"Grüe blanche de l'amérique" (Whooping Crane)
"Le grand héron hupé" (Great Blue Heron)
"Oye de canada" (Canadian Goose)
"La Foulque à bec varié" (Coot with Varied Beak)
"L"Hirondelle d'amérique" (American Swallow)
"Le bec du flamand de grandeur naturelle" (Flamingo’s Beak in Natural Grandeur)

18th Century

Height: 40 cm (15-3/4 in.) - Width: 49 cm (19-1/4 in.) (the smallest with frame)
Framed under glass

Water stains and minor flaking, foxing

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014020398