Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) “Ptarmigan in Summer and Autumn Plumage”


ID # F 3409

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Artist: Selby, Prideaux John

Title or Name: Ptarmigan in Summer and Autumn Plumage

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Publication: Illustrations of British Ornithology, Second Edition by Henry G Bohn

Date Published: 1841, London

Medium: Copperplate Etching and Engraving with original hand coloring

Paper: Wove, Watermarked (J Whatman)

Matting: Hand decorated, double matted and mounted with acid free materials

Condition of Artwork: Light waviness to paper, otherwise Excellent

Frame: Mid 20th Century

Condition of Frame: Very Good, with usual wear for a frame of this age

Frame Size: 39″ x 33″ Matted Size: 32-1/2″ x 26-1/2″

Window Size: 24-1/4″ x 18-1/4″

Includes: Brief Artist Biography

ID #: F 3409

Prints from this publication are very rare, and have exquisite original hand coloring.

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