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[Colour Plate] Barraband, Jaques

Le superbe étalant ses parures.

No. 15. [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.

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. The title reads roughly in translation "The beautiful spreading its ornamnets".

Item No: 4180