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

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Etching handcolored,

    DATE: 1731.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 18 3/4 x 13 5/8" (47.4 x 34.6 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This impression is from the first edition.

  • CONDITION: Good condition save for some faint soiling in the lower margin. Original hand color.