1799 F. Levaillant "Le Coua taitsou" Birds of Africa
From this extraordinary work Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux d'Afrique this is a color-printed aquatint, stipple, and etching, finished by hand 11.75 x 9.5 inches (30 x 24 cm), platemark: Perronneau for J.J. Fuchs; Delachaussée, Paris: 1799-1808 . This is an original 18th century print on chain linked paper.
Condition: Generally very good, with the usual light overall toning
We guarantee the authenticity of the print we provide however a full refund policy .The print will be rolled in a tube then shipped by Global Mail with tracking number within the following 24 hours after we recieve payment ,multiple print purchase will be shipped with Global Mail for no extra chrage. Insurance is not included, please add 1,5% of amount payed to fully insure your item. Shippment usually takes about 10 days.Please contact us for any enquiry you might have, BEFORE the end of the auction good luck! François Levaillant (1753-1824) (author) Jn. Lebrecht Reinold (after) Jn. Lebrecht Reinold, C.M. Fessard, J.L. Pêrée (engravers) L'Imprimerie de Langlois (printer) François Levaillant (1753-1824) was a naturalist, the son of the French consul to Dutch Guyana. Sponsored by a patron to find specimens for his collector's cabinet, Levaillant made a six-month expedition ... read more