Tropical Birds c.1750
Reproduction of an attractive 1750 hand coloured copper engraving of 4 bird species: bird of paradise, black sicklebill bird of paradise, calao and tucan.
Size image: 19 cm x 24 cm
H 24 cm x W 19 cm
A fine reprint of the Greater Bird of Paradise by Eduard Travies, one of the greatest ornithological artists of the 19th century, published in his finest work ‘Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables. ’The Great Bird of Paradise is the largest most spectacular member of a family of 40 species grouped under the name Paradiseidae.
size image: 51 cm x 38 cm