Pair of 18th-Century French Exotic Bird Engravings by Martinet

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Pair of 18th-Century French Exotic Bird Engravings by Martinet

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Pair of Hand Colored 18th-century French Copper Plate Engravings by Francois Nicolas Martinet (1725-1804) from Comte de Buffon’s work Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux (pub. 1770-1786), considered the most comprehensive ornithological work of the 18th Century. 

“Le Mainate, des Indes Orientales” and “Toucan à gorge, jaune du Brésil”

*The wooden frames are from a later date

Height: 11.75

Width: 9.75 in.

Depth: 1 in.

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