Offered by: Shapero Gallery
105 New Bond Street London W1S 1DN , England Call Seller 44.207.493.0876


Group of four chromolithgraph plates of Birds of Prey, Ornithologie Brasilienne

$ 8,000
  • Description
    Set of four chromolithgraph plates of Birds of Prey, printed in colour and finished by hand. sheet size 44 x 61.5cm.

    Descourtilz worked for the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro. He was the son of French adventurer, botanist and naturalist Michel Etienne Descourtilz. The only other work that Descourtilz was known to have illustrated was his father's work Flore Pittoresque et Médicale des Antilles.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Brazil
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: chromolithograph
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1860
    Number of Pieces: 4-5
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 87483
    Incollect Reference #: 338057
  • Dimensions
    W. 17.32 in; H. 24.21 in;
    W. 44 cm; H. 61.5 cm;
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Based in the heart of Mayfair in London, we specialise in prints and original works on paper across a broad range of subjects, from antique prints to modern pochoir plates, as well as photographs from vintage photography to modern art photography.

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