Antique Bird Print-BLUETHROAT-LUSCINIA-Nozeman-1770

Subject: Species: Sylvia suecica, Luscinia svecica. (Bluethroat.), (Dutch: Blauwborst, Het Blaauwborstje.).
Condition: Fine; General light age related toning. Light staining in top left within plate mark and bottom right margin, well outside plate mark. The sheets are complete and original as bound and not treated, washed, bleached, re-colored. Scan does not always show the entire sheet(s).
Medium: Engraving / etching on verge type hand laid paper with watermark; contemporary (old) hand colouring.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 36.5 x 53.5 cm. The image size is ca. 18 x 27 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.4 x 21.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 10.6 inch.
Part Number: 10522
Location: TPCRC-B4-23
Description: This antique print originates from: "Nederlandsche Vogelen", Amsterdam, 1770-1829 by C. Nozeman, M. Houttuyn and J.C. Sepp, At this point we still carry most of the plates from this famous and exceedingly rare work, which ranks among Audubon and Barraband as the most beautiful bird prints ever created. Most birds are engraved close to life-size. Each plate comes with the corresponding original text page(s). Please inquire if you are looking for a specific species not exhibited in our ebay shop or website.

Artists and Engravers: This monumental work is associated with Christiaan Andreas Sepp, Jan Christiaan Sepp, Jan Sepp, Cornelis Nozeman, Martinus Houttuyn and Coenraad Jacob Temminck. You will find a more extensive description and biography on our website.