2 prints - Emma & Francis Willughby (17th century) - The Stone Chatter - Mayby old hand-coloured read description large sized - Ornithology

Description
2 prints - Emma & Francis Willughby (17th century) - The Stone Chatter - Mayby old hand-coloured read description large sized - Ornithology
Gravure - Non signé(e) - 1675

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Mayby very old hand-colouring. It is never certain for what reason, who, and in which century or year an old coloured print exactly is coloured.

This engraving has browning troughout the print, can use cleaning.

2 Folio large sized engravings commissioned by Emma Willughby (the wife of Francis Willughby) for the profound and influential work on Ornithology by William Willughby. Whillughby is seen as the first Ornithologist and reshaped the way how to study the natural world. This engraving marks the birth for everything that came after this influential project by Willughby.

The 17th century engravers on this project where:
William Sherwin, William Faithorne and Frederick ten Hove. It is unknown who made this particular engraving.

- Francis Willughby (22 November 1635 – 3 July 1672) was an English ornithologist and ichthyologist, and an early student of linguistics and games. 

Informations du lot
Artiste
2 prints - Emma & Francis Willughby (17th century)
Titre de l'œuvre d'art
The Stone Chatter - Mayby old hand-coloured read description large sized - Ornithology
Année
1675
Technique
Gravure
Signature
Non signé(e)
État
Dans l'ensemble en bon état
Vendu avec cadre
Non
Dimensions totales
35×23×0 cm
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