MUSCICAPA VERTICE NIGRO: THE CAT-BIRD; ALNI FOLIA AMERICANA SERRATA, FLORIBUS PENTAPETALIS ALBIS, IN SPICAM DISPOSITIS, T. 66.

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Mark Catesby

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Muscicapa Vertice Nigro: The Cat-Bird; Alni folia Americana Serrata, floribus pentapetalis albis, in Spicam dispositis, T. 66.

Etching handcolored, 1731.
Paper size 18 3/4 x 13 5/8" (474 x 346 mm).
Good condition save for some faint soiling in the lower margin. Original hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 15892
Price: $2,350.00
Publisher :
From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Catesby, published in London 1731-1743 (first edition), 1751-1755 (second edition), 1771-1775 (third edition) c.1800 (fourth edition). This print is from the first edition.This impression is from the first edition. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Mark Catesby

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