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Carduelis Americanus. The American Goldfinch. Acacia abruae foliis &c. T.43.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1771.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 19 x 13 1/4" (480 x 335 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine image from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands…”. First published in 1731-43 with subsequent editions published in 1754, 1777, and 1800. This is plate is from the third edition published in London, 1771. Catesby was one of the first naturalists to visit and record the flora and fauna in America.


  • CONDITION: Overall good condition with original color. Subtle offset and a few minor spots.