François-Nicolas Martinet

Bird Engravings

1770 - 1786

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Description

Set of bird engravings from the most comprehensive ornithological work of the 18th century.

  • Sold as a set of 6.
  • François-Nicolas Martinet (French, 1731-1800).
  • Plates from Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux.
  • Overmatted.
  • Giltwood frame.
Condition Report
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Engravings with wear consistent with age and use.

Frames with minor signs of wear.

Dimensions
Height: 21.75 inches / 55.24 cm
Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Depth: 0.75 inches / 1.91 cm
Materials
Paper, Gilt Wood
Period
Louis XVI
Decorative Style
Traditional Style
Country of Origin
France
SKU

C3NJD

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