Lot 11047: Lesson - Bird of Paradise. 31

Lot 11047: Lesson - Bird of Paradise. 31

Est: $100 - $200
Sold: $50

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

August 17, 2019 11:00 AM EST
Franklin, TN, US

More About This Item


Item Overview

Description: This decorative, hand-colored copper-plate engraving comes from Lesson’s Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des epimaques. Rene Primevere Lesson’s work preceded Gould’s by more than 20 years. The work was published in Paris by Arthur Bertrand between 1834 and 1835. Lesson, a French naturalist and explorer, traveled on la Coquile and became enthralled with the remarkable birds. He employed top natural history artists, Pretre and Bevalat, to create the drawings for his noted work.

Dimensions: ~ 5 3/4" by 9 7/8"

Artist or Maker: Rene Primevere Lesson, Pretre & Bevalat

Medium: Originally Hand-colored Engraving

Date: 1834-1835

Condition Report: The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There is faint, mostly even toning generally to the work. There may be a few minor imperfections to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

Literature: Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des epimaques

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Auction Details

Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper

By Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

August 17, 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Franklin, TN, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

10.0%
From:To:Increment:
$0$99$5
$100$299$10
$300$699$25
$700$1,249$50
$1,250+$100

Shipping Terms: Shipping is handled within 1-3 business days of completed payment. Shipping is billed after the sale based on customers choice of service. We ship via USPS and FedEx and calculate based on the total package weight and destination. All shipments are insured, though to provide this some services may be required when shipping outside of the United States. We're glad to provide quotes and options of services.<br /> The buyer is responsible for paying the customs fees, duties, import taxes, and any related charges. Customs can cause delays in arrival of your shipment, which the seller has no control over. Please consider these charges and delays when making your purchase.<br />

Taxes: Tax is applied to TN state purchases at a rate of 9.25%.