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Schwarzgekapte Meise. [Black-capped chickadee]. Tab. XX.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving, hand-colored,

    DATE: 1749-76.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 15 1/2 x 9 3/4" (39.3 x 24.7 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Sammlung Verschiedener Auslandischer und Seltener Vogel." The series contains birds by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, and were engraved by Johann Michael Seligmann, printed by Johann Joseph Fleischmann. The series was published in Germany in nine parts between 1749 and 1776. The titles are printed in Germany, Latin and French.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, save for minor discoloration in the lower right margin corner. Original hand-color.