De Seve, Jaques (active 1742-1788), artist; Comte de Buffon (1707-1788), author: BLACK GROUSE Capercaillie - Superb QUATRO EDN engraving

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Date of Printing: 1760 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Birds • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Left • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 22 x 17 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 25.5 x 18.4 • Style: FOLIO Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent • Edition Type: Limited Edition • Paper Type: Laid Paper • Framed: Print only

A beautiful print of the Black Grouse bird, by Jaques De Seve. Copperplate etched by Elis Haussard after de Seve. From "Histoire Naturelle", Paris 1771. Plate V, Page 208. Superb copper engraving in exquisite hand colouring.

Condition: Excellent, with one minor hole at far left margin. Please see photos.