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Blackbird, Thrush, Sky Lark And Nightingale

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Antique print. Blackbird, Thrush, Sky Lark and Nightingale
Blackbird, Thrush, Sky Lark And Nightingale
US$40.00

Blackbird, Thrush, Sky Lark And Nightingale

20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches)

This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's Buffon" English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 200 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has fine details and delicate original hand coloring. The paper is creamy white. It's a very good condition with a few dots of foxing.
Buffon was a French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. It has been said that "Buffon was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century".

Style
Date Made1700s
Paper Size20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches)
ShapePortrait
Main ColorBlue
Size Category11 to 20 cm [4 to 8 inches]