Date of Printing: 1772 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Birds • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Left • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 27 x 20 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 44 x 27.5 • Style: FOLIO Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Laid Paper • Framed: Unframed
A very fine. wide-margined, hand colored copper engraving from a fragment of the very rare Dutch edition of Seligmann's Edwards' and Catesby's natural history prints. Seligmann, J. M. et al "Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame Vogelen....", Amsterdam: Christian Sepp, 1772 ff.
This engraving was hand colored at the time of publication. In EXCELLENT condition, with only the very faintest of toning at edges. The original colours are very vivid and bright. There is no foxing. All our prints are guaranteed authentic antique prints. THESE PRINTS ARE EXTREMELY RARE.