Date of Printing: 1971 • Medium: Lithograph (photo-lithography) • Subject Category: Natural History - Birds • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Left • Period Created: Romantic (1800 - 1899) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: N/A • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 67 x 100• Style: FOLIO Lithograph • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Pristine • Edition Type: Amsterdam Folio Edition• Paper Type: Woven • Framed: Print only
WILLOW GROUS Or LARGE PTARMIGAN. Plate # 191. From John James Audubon: The Birds Of America. Amsterdam Edition. Published Amsterdam by the Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971- 1972.
Original color printed lithograph printed on unbleached cotton rag paper. Each plate has the "G. Schut & Zonen" watermark. There were only 250 sets of this fine work published. Double Elephant Folio (DEF): 26 3/4" x 39 7/8".
Condition: In pristine condition. We can say without any hyperbole that these lithographs have rarely, if ever, seen the light of day. They are in as close to mint condition as one would ever expect to find. Remnant of previous binding on edge of sheet.