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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.

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 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Hydrophasianus sinenisA beautifully colored and illustrated chromolithograph made by Cassell and Company in ~1870 for Thomas Rymer Jones, Professor of Natural History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London. This is an original antique print, not a reproduction..
US$65.00
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
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)Falco coronatus and Falco chrysaelosThis exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for..
US$70.00
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
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
32 x 22 cm (12.5 x 8.75 inches).Upupa upopsThis beautiful chromolithographic print is from the first edition of the Argentian artist Axel Amuchastegui's work, Love Life of the Birds and was made in 1952. It is in excellent condition on fine white rag paper with strong plate marks. Each print is sign..
US$75.00
32 x 22 cm (12.5 x 8.75 inches).Menura superbaAustraliaThis beautiful chromolithographic print is from the first edition of the Argentian artist Axel Amuchastegui's work, Love Life of the Birds and was made in 1952. It is in excellent condition on fine white rag paper with strong plate marks. Each p..
US$75.00
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus), Yellow-billed Chough (Corous graculus), Baltimore Oriole (Oriolus galbula), Lyre Bird (Maenura superba), Redstart (Sylvia ruberta), Nightingale (Sylvia luscinia), Eurasian Black Cap (Silvia atricapilla), Robin (Sylvia rubecula), Blue Bird..
US$125.00
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
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
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Ostrich (Struthio camelus), Rhea (Struthio rhea), Cassowary (Casuarius emeu), Great Bustard (Otis tarda), Stone Curlew (Oedicnemus crepitans), Cream-coloured Courser (Cursorius europaeus), Northern Lapwing (Vanellus cristatus), Golden Plover (Charadrius auratus), Euras..
US$125.00
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$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
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
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Blue-crowned Motmot (Prionitis momota), Kingfisher (Alcodo ispida), Kookaburra (Dacelo puella), Knobbed Hornbill (Buceros cassidix), Black Woodpecker (Picus martius), Great Spotted Woodpecker (Picus major), Green Woodpecker (Picus ..
US$125.00
32 x 22 cm (12.5 x 8.75 inches).Catamenia analisSouth AmericaThis beautiful chromolithographic print is from the first edition of the Argentian artist Axel Amuchastegui's work, Love Life of the Birds and was made in 1952. It is in excellent condition on fine white rag paper with strong plate marks. ..
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
32 x 22 cm (12.5 x 8.75 inches).Rupicola croceaGuianaThis beautiful chromolithographic print is from the first edition of the Argentian artist Axel Amuchastegui's work, Love Life of the Birds and was made in 1952. It is in excellent condition on fine white rag paper with strong plate marks. Each pri..
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
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)This exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb botanical illustrations,..
US$70.00
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..
US$55.00
25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches). Le Calao. Le Calao d'Abyssinie This antique lithograph was made in 1833 in Brussels for Daubenton and Buffon's epic natural history work. It has hand painted water colouring with many of the plates embellished with gold paint. The lithograph is on one side, the other side..
US$75.00
41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.8 inches)Neueste Erfingung einen Luftballon dureb Adler zu regieren, 1801Ballooning prints of 18th century and Regency period balloons are renowned amongst collectors, as the balloons were so beautfiul and even fanciful. The vertical and horizontal lines of the buildings and tree..
US$100.00
26.2x 18.5 cm (10.5 x 7 inches) This wood engraving from c. 1880 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 condit..
US$55.00
25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches). Le Grigri. Le Cassican This antique lithograph was made in 1833 in Brussels for Daubenton and Buffon's epic natural history work. It has hand painted water colouring with many of the plates embellished with gold paint. The lithograph is on one side, the other side is blan..
US$95.00
26.2x 18.5 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving from c. 1880 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...
US$55.00
26.2x 18.5 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving from c. 1880 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...
US$55.00
26.2x 18.5 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving from c. 1880 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...
US$55.00
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