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Birds

Discover genuine antique prints about birds.

Bird illustration has been an important art form for centuries. It is a beautiful blend of art and science.

Bird illustration reached a peak in about 1600 to 1900. This was an exciting era of exploration and discovery. Scientists and artists documented and illustrated familiar birds and newly discovered species.

At the same time, it was fashionable for wealthy people to have scientific hobbies. One of the most popular was studying nature. The wealthy employed some of the finest artists to illustrate birds. The illustrations were usually printed as engravings or lithographs.

Choose from thousands of our antique prints of animals. They are genuine antique prints.

39.5 x 31.5 cm (15.5 x 12.5 inches).This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Edmonston and Douglas in England and is from a set of prints, The Instructive Picture Book, created to educate children of wealthy families. They are some of the most attractive antique prints of ..
US$125.00
30 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8.75 inches).Corvus cornixShows nest and eggsThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He engaged two of the finest illustrators of birds of all..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches).This is an original hand colored wood engraving made for Charles Robert Bree in 1866. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper and colors are virtually as fresh as they day the prints were created. Charles Robert Bree w..
US$50.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condition. © Fine Rare Pr..
US$55.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction. The paper is slightly age toned. © Fine Rare..
US$55.00
26.5 x 17 cm (10.5 x 6.75 inches).Munia oryzivoraThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He employed one of the finest illustrators of birds of all time, Frederi..
US$60.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
22 x 15 cm (8.8 x 5.8 inches).This is an antique print of poultry by Edwin Megargee (1883-1958) and includes his signature. He created animal portraits which reflected how the animal looked in real life in realistic settings, hence was more of an illustrator that many of his nineteenth century prede..
US$45.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches).This is an original hand colored wood engraving made for Charles Robert Bree in 1866. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper and colors are virtually as fresh as they day the prints were created. Charles Robert Bree w..
US$50.00
26.5 x 16.5cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This is an antique engraving by Baron Georges Cuvier. It was made in 1863, has original hand painted colouring and is in very good condition. Georges Cuvier was a French naturalist and zoologist and a leader in natural sciences in the early 19th century. © Fine Rar..
US$50.00
25.5 x 16 cm (10 x 6.3 inches).Trichoglossus ornatusIndonesia, Celebes, Togian IslandsThis original antique lithograph was made in 1903 and is from the first edition of a work on parakeets (small parrots) by David Seth-Smith. It is in excellent condition and has superb and original hand painted colo..
US$129.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches).This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalis..
US$60.00
22 x 15 cm (8.8 x 5.8 inches).This is an antique print of poultry by Edwin Megargee (1883-1958) and includes his signature. He created animal portraits which reflected how the animal looked in real life in realistic settings, hence was more of an illustrator that many of his nineteenth century prede..
US$45.00
~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
US$50.00
30 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8.75 inches).Cotile ripariaThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He engaged two of the finest illustrators of birds of all time, H.Gronvold ..
US$50.00
22 x 15 cm (8.8 x 5.8 inches).This is an antique print of poultry by Edwin Megargee (1883-1958) and includes his signature. He created animal portraits which reflected how the animal looked in real life in realistic settings, hence was more of an illustrator that many of his nineteenth century prede..
US$45.00
30 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8.75 inches).Alauda arboreaShows nestThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He engaged two of the finest illustrators of birds of all time, H..
US$50.00
29 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).Calliste gyroloides and desmarestiiPeruThis lithograph has hand painted coloring and was made in the period 1849-1853. It is from the documentation of the US Naval Astronomical Expedition To Southern Hemisphere in 1849. This is an antique, not a reproduction and is in ..
US$75.00
26.5 x 17 cm (10.5 x 6.75 inches).Spermestes cucullata and Spermestes bicolor/p>This is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He employed one of the finest illustrator..
US$35.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condition. © Fine Rare Pr..
US$55.00
26.5 x 17 cm (10.5 x 6.75 inches).Munia punctulataThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He employed one of the finest illustrators of birds of all time, Freder..
US$35.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condition. © Fine Rare Pr..
US$55.00
26.5 x 17 cm (10.5 x 6.75 inches).Munia atricapilla and munia majaThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He employed one of the finest illustrators of birds of ..
US$60.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condition. © Fine Rare Pr..
US$55.00
~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
US$50.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction. There is some age toning on the top margin ©..
US$55.00
28 x 18 cm (11 x 7 inches).Antique lithograph of prize poultry, made in 1902 by Harrison Weir of England. Harrison Weir was one of the most notable poultry breeders in England.They are colour printed wood engravings made in 1856. It is an original antique and is in excellent condition.© Fine Rare Pr..
US$75.00
28 x 18 cm (11 x 7 inches).Antique lithograph of prize poultry, made in 1902 by Harrison Weir of England. Harrison Weir was one of the most notable poultry breeders in England.They are colour printed wood engravings made in 1856. It is an original antique and is in excellent condition.© Fine Rare Pr..
US$75.00
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condition. © Fine Rare Pr..
US$55.00
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