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


A Group of Six Owls.

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  • Description
    [MANETTI, Saverio, Lorenzo LORENZI & Violante VANNI].
    A Group of Six Owls.
    [Giuseppe Vanni, Florence, 1776]

    A Group of Six hand-coloured etchings, with engraving. Original colour. Very good condition with strong, fresh colour and full margins.

    Storia naturale degli uccelli... was one of the finest bird books issued to that date and one of the most sumptuous publications of the eighteenth century in Italy" (Christine Jackson, Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World).

    Framed and glazed, overall size: 50cm by 43cm by 4.5cm.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Hand-coloured engravings on paper
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1776
    Styles / Movements: Other , Folk Art, Color
    Book References: Fine Bird Books (1990), p.92; Nissen “Zoologische Buchillustration”, IVB 588; Zimmer, p.241.
    Dealer Reference #: 101232
    Incollect Reference #: 510417
  • Dimensions
    W. 16.93 in; H. 19.69 in; D. 1.77 in;
    W. 43 cm; H. 50 cm; D. 4.5 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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