Antique Print-EUROPEAN ROBIN-REDBREAST-ERITAHCUS RUBECULA-P 11-Buffon-Hulk-1775

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Pl. XI – Le Rouge Gorge. – This plate depicts the European robin (Erithacus rubecula) or robin redbreast.

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‘Pl. XI – Le Rouge Gorge.’

engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 20 x 25 cm. (7,9 x 9,8 inch). Image size: 14,5 x 18 cm. (5,7 x 7,1 inch).

?Histoire naturelle des oiseaux.?, by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, ed. published in Amsterdam by J. Schneider, 1775. This series of 263 bird prints in 9 volumes is part of the large 38 volume: ?Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere ? nouvelle ed., published by J. Schneider 1766-1799.

Made by ‘Abraham Jacobsz Hulk’ after ‘Jacques de Seve’. Abraham Jacobsz Hulk (1751-c.1817), engraver. Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 – April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. Buffon’s views influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. Jacques de Seve (active 1744-1788), artist.

Condition: Very good, given age. Minor printing crease upper left. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: EUROPEAN ROBIN-REDBREAST-ERITAHCUS RUBECULA-LE ROUGE GORGE-PL. 11

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Dimensions 25 × 20 × 1 cm

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