Antique Bird Print-WOODCHAT SHRIKE-LANIUS-Nozeman-1770

Subject: Species: Lanius rufus. (Lanius senator, Woodchat Shrike.), (Dutch: Roodkopklauwier, Roodkoppige Klaauwier.).
Condition: Excellent. General age-related toning and occasional light staining as visible on image. Please study image carefully.
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. 20 x 33 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.4 x 21.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 13 inch.
Part Number: 10536
Location: B20-09
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.