Der Schnabel des Phoenicopfers

CATESBY, Mark

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Place Published: Nuremburg
Publisher: Johann Seligmann
Date Published: 1753

Description: Bird print. Etching with original hand coloring. Page measures 17" x 10", image measures 12" x 8 7/8".

Comments: Beautiful and unusual life sized beak of a flamingo set against a background of Gorgonian coral. Minor wear and aging to edges. Minor stain in lower left. Mark Catesby (1683-1749), born in England, was America's first naturalist/illustrator. He was the first to comprehensively illustrate natural history delineating the American flora and fauna. This selection was etched and published by Johann Seligmann (1720-1762) after Catesby. Please visit our gallery for more Catesby prints.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Prints

Book ID: 209338


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