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Price: EUR 250,00

[Colour Plate] Barraband, Jaques

L`Arcari baillon.

No. 18. [Paris] 1801- 1806. Plate mark 53 x 35 cm. The whole sheet 56,5 x 41 cm. Color printed engraving retouched by hand.

Many small creases. A couple of small and faint spots. A short tear in the upper margin. Slight smudging in the lower margin.

An Aracari. The plate was published for the work "Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis" by Francois Levaillant, a renowned french ornithologist. Barraband was known for his exact scientific depictions. His bird portraits are stunning masterpieces of perfection. He was one of the most skilled natural history artists of the 19th. century.

Item No: 4179