Artist: Selby, Prideaux John
Title or Name: Ptarmigan in Summer and Autumn Plumage
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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