HECHT JOSEPH (1891-1951) - CERFS INDOCHINOIS

CERFS INDOCHINOIS

HECHT JOSEPH (1891-1951)

One of four prints on china paper.Print signed and numbered 1/4.Several print folds visible mainly in the outer borders, small lack in the lower left corner, some tiny foxing in the margins and at the copper limit.Tonneau-Ryckelynck et Plumart : 370..

LANÇON AUGUSTE-ANDRE (1836-1887) - DROMADAIRE

DROMADAIRE

LANÇON AUGUSTE-ANDRE (1836-1887)

Etching on strong white vellum..

LANÇON AUGUSTE-ANDRE (1836-1887) - SINGE

SINGE

LANÇON AUGUSTE-ANDRE (1836-1887)

Etching on strong white vellum..

LANÇON AUGUSTE-ANDRE (1836-1887) - LEOPARD ET SA PROIE
COLLIGNON EUGENE ( ACTIF DEBUT XXE ) - LES PIGEONS

LES PIGEONS

COLLIGNON EUGENE ( ACTIF DEBUT XXE )

Print, in the style of Japanese woodblock prints, signed and numbered 3/22. Ca.1930 The Inventory of the French Fund (p.119) quotes an E. Collignon author of a series of nine woodcuts. A few wavy folds in the left margin, two remains of paper glued in the upper corners...

LE ROY HENRY (1579-1651) - OISEAUX, PLANCHE III

OISEAUX, PLANCHE III

LE ROY HENRY (1579-1651)

Plate from a set of six at the adress of Herman Weyen (  1643 et 1680 ) engraver and editor in Paris.these patterns are elements of an engraved set by par Nicolaes de Bruyn ( Volatilium Varii Generis)Good proof, some creases and stains mainly in large margins. Guilmard: p.38 and Berlin K.O.S : 4380..

GIRIN ( Actif vers 1930 ) - JUMENT ET SON POULAIN

JUMENT ET SON POULAIN

GIRIN ( Actif vers 1930 )

Sosaku-hanga, Nishiki-e.Ca.1930..

ANONYME XIXè - OISEAU SUR UNE BRANCHE

OISEAU SUR UNE BRANCHE

ANONYME XIXè

Watercolor with a handwritten numbering at the top left.XIXth.Two small traces at the bottom...

ANONYME XIXè - OISEAU SUR UNE BRANCHE

OISEAU SUR UNE BRANCHE

ANONYME XIXè

Watercolor with a handwritten numbering at the top left.XIXth...

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - SERPENT

SERPENT

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné...

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - PLANCHE DE POISSONS

PLANCHE DE POISSONS

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold..

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - PLANCHE DE CORAUX

PLANCHE DE CORAUX

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold..

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - PLANCHE DE POISSONS

PLANCHE DE POISSONS

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold..

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - PLANCHE DE CORAUX

PLANCHE DE CORAUX

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold..

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - HERISSON ET AUTRUCHE

HERISSON ET AUTRUCHE

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold, some halos in the upper margin...

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - SERPENT

SERPENT

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Fold in the lower right corner..

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - SERPENTS

SERPENTS

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold..

SEBA ALBERTUS  (1665-1736)  - PLANCHE DE CORAUX

PLANCHE DE CORAUX

SEBA ALBERTUS (1665-1736)

Plate from the work published between 1734-1765 : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressis per universam physices historiam, opus ... ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit et depingendum curavit Albertus Seba ... Albertus Seba is a Dutch zoologist and pharmacist, famous for his cabinet of curiosities. The income from his pharmacy provided him with a solid fortune, which he devoted to natural history, buying specimens from the New World and from distant lands. He sold his first collection to Tsar Peter I the Great in 1717 (which formed the embryo of the future museum of Saint Petersburg). The Seba Thesaurus is a splendid publication, on the border between art and science. The animals are represented in artistic poses and the shells form decorative patterns. These prints represent a summit in the art of naturalistic illustration. They will often be used by other authors after him, notably Linné.Large print with good margins, usual middle fold..

SADELER JOHANNES ( 1550-1600 ) - ORNEMENT, FLEURS ET LIBELLULE

ORNEMENT, FLEURS ET LIBELLULE

SADELER JOHANNES ( 1550-1600 )

Plate from a series of ornaments of flowers, insects and various animals. Edited by Sadeler. Beautiful print, two small galleries of restored verses in the margins...

DEMARTEAU GILLES (1729?-1776) - IIIME LIVRE D'ETUDE D'ANIMAUX

IIIME LIVRE D'ETUDE D'ANIMAUX

DEMARTEAU GILLES (1729?-1776)

After J.B HuetScattered freckles, small tear in the left margin repaired...

BELTRAND JACQUES ( 1874-1977 ) - LE COMBAT DES CERFS
COLLOT ANDRÉ (1897-1976)  - L'AIGLE

L'AIGLE

COLLOT ANDRÉ (1897-1976)

Nice proof signed lower right.Short margins, cut to the copper limit in the bottom margin..

FÜSSLI JOHANN MELCHIOR (1677-1736) - JOSEPHI BOS ET RHINOCEROS

JOSEPHI BOS ET RHINOCEROS

FÜSSLI JOHANN MELCHIOR (1677-1736)

Print from: PHYSICA SACRASacred Physics, or Natural History of the Bibleby: Johann Andreas Pfeffel (1674-1748), Johann Jacob Scheuchzer (1672-1733)Published in Augsburg and Ulm 1731-1735This impressive work is a scientific and theological work where the admirable attempt to reconcile the biblical writings with the new sciences. The prints by J.M. Fussli with borders by J.D.Preissler, illustrate biblical scenes accompanied by baroque borders thus mixing natural history and scientific subjects, astronomical discoveries, architectural illustrations, true or fantasy compilation of fauna and flora .....

DEMARNE JEAN-LOUIS (1752/54-1829) -  LES VACHES
TRAVIES EDOUARD (1809-c.1869) - LE RHINOCEROS

LE RHINOCEROS

TRAVIES EDOUARD (1809-c.1869)

From the set :  'Types du regne animal; Buffon en estampes'ca.1860Small lack in the upper left corner...

ERNST JEAN-JACQUES D'APRES ( ACTIF 2NDE MOITIE DU XVIIIE ) - PAPILLONS

PAPILLONS

ERNST JEAN-JACQUES D'APRES ( ACTIF 2NDE MOITIE DU XVIIIE )

Print from : Papillons d'Europe, peints d'après nature par Jacques-Louis-Florentin  ENGRAMELLE,  Jean-Jacques ERNST . Paris P. M. Delaguette, Basan & Poignant 1779-1792...

ERNST JEAN-JACQUES D'APRES ( ACTIF 2NDE MOITIE DU XVIIIE ) - PAPILLONS

PAPILLONS

ERNST JEAN-JACQUES D'APRES ( ACTIF 2NDE MOITIE DU XVIIIE )

Print from : Papillons d'Europe, peints d'après nature par Jacques-Louis-Florentin  ENGRAMELLE,  Jean-Jacques ERNST . Paris P. M. Delaguette, Basan & Poignant 1779-1792...

GOULD JOHN ( 1804-1881 ) - AEGIALOPHILUS CANTIANUS

AEGIALOPHILUS CANTIANUS

GOULD JOHN ( 1804-1881 )

De la suite: The birds of Europe 1837 Gould made the original sketches and asked many artists to produce the lithographs : Elizabeth Coxen Gould, Edward Lear, Joseph Wolf, William Hart and HC Richter. Three short marginal tears, slight yellowing...

DELACROIX EUGÈNE (1798-1863) - CHEVAL SAUVAGE

CHEVAL SAUVAGE

DELACROIX EUGÈNE (1798-1863)

Also called Frightened Horse coming out of the water.State II / II edited by L' Artiste, with the letter and at Bertauts address.Beautiful proof on applied chine, a pinhole in the sky, a few handling creases and scattered foxing.Delteil : 78..

SOLVYNS FRANS BALTHAZAR ( 1760-1824 ) - ELEPHANTS ET CHAMEAUX

ELEPHANTS ET CHAMEAUX

SOLVYNS FRANS BALTHAZAR ( 1760-1824 )

From the continuation: The Hindus Illustrating the texts of Georg Bernhard Depping, Frans Balthazar Solvyns 1808-1812 Usual median fold, proof at all margins..

MANZANA-PISSARRO GEORGES ( 1871-1961) - MESANGES HUPPEES

MESANGES HUPPEES

MANZANA-PISSARRO GEORGES ( 1871-1961)

Stencil in colors and in gilt bronze and silver ink. Very nice proof on beige textured vellum, signed and numbered 29/100 lower left. Print framed. Ca.1920 Georges is the third son of the painter Camille Pissarro who was his first teacher. Manzana-Pissarro is influenced by Japanese prints as much as the Tahitian and Martinican scenes of Gauguin and develops a penchant for Orientalism which results in the use of gold, silver and copper paint which he enhances his watercolors of fish and birds. Also interested in Applied Arts, he studied the English Arts movement in London.Print : 300 x 460With frame : 490 x 650..

MANZANA-PISSARRO GEORGES ( 1871-1961) - MESANGES CHARBONNIERES

MESANGES CHARBONNIERES

MANZANA-PISSARRO GEORGES ( 1871-1961)

Stencil in colors and in gilt bronze and silver ink. Very nice proof on beige textured vellum, signed and numbered 26/100 lower left. Print framed. Ca.1920 Georges is the third son of the painter Camille Pissarro who was his first teacher. Manzana-Pissarro is influenced by Japanese prints as much as the Tahitian and Martinican scenes of Gauguin and develops a penchant for Orientalism which results in the use of gold, silver and copper paint which he enhances his watercolors of fish and birds. Also interested in Applied Arts, he studied the English Arts movement in London.Print : 300 x 460With frame : 490 x 650..

MANZANA-PISSARRO GEORGES ( 1871-1961) - LES DEUX COQS ET LES DEUX POULES

LES DEUX COQS ET LES DEUX POULES

MANZANA-PISSARRO GEORGES ( 1871-1961)

Stencil in colors and in gilt bronze and silver ink. Very nice proof on beige textured vellum, signed and numbered 60/100 lower left. Print framed. Ca.1920 Georges is the third son of the painter Camille Pissarro who was his first teacher. Manzana-Pissarro is influenced by Japanese prints as much as the Tahitian and Martinican scenes of Gauguin and develops a penchant for Orientalism which results in the use of gold, silver and copper paint which he enhances his watercolors of fish and birds. Also interested in Applied Arts, he studied the English Arts movement in London.Print : 300 x 460With frame : 490 x 650..

GAUTIER MARIE (1867-1960) - DEUX SOURIS

DEUX SOURIS

GAUTIER MARIE (1867-1960)

Etching and aquatint, signed and numbered from a small edition of 10 proofs and bearing the artist's red stamp.Marie Gautier, daughter of the painter Amand Gautier, follows the painting classes open to women led by Alfred Stevens. Admitted to the Beaux-arts de Paris, she attended the class of Puvis de Chavannes. Towards the end of the 1880s, she was a devotee of Japanese Art, the shop of merchant Siegfried Bing. His interest in Japonism becomes manifest through the production of drawings and color etchings...

RENOUARD PAUL ( 1845-1924 ) - ETUDE DE CHATONS

ETUDE DE CHATONS

RENOUARD PAUL ( 1845-1924 )

Proof with wide margins, signed with the artist's monogram.Slight yellowing of the outer edges...

ISAAC PROSPER ALPHONSE ( 1858-1924 ) - LE COQ

LE COQ

ISAAC PROSPER ALPHONSE ( 1858-1924 )

Very fine proof printed in colors in the Japanese style, cut to the framing line.Covered with the artist's red stamp (Lugt: 4990) and the levogyre or senestrogyre svatiska . "This mark, which he borrows from Hokusaï and Totoya Hokkeï (1780-1850), accentuates the link with Japanese art and seems to mean "engraved and printed according to Japanese processes". the two Japanese artists produced"."The animals, presented on large prints, are an opportunity for Isaac to put into practice the lessons of Hokusai's Manga, and especially Masayoshi's Method of Drawing Animals and Birds (1764-1824), Japanese artist, master of Hokusaï, particularly appreciated by Isaac. He presented them in close-up and thus produced "portraits of birds", in particular the rooster, a great source of inspiration."(in Émilie Vabre, "Prosper-Alphonse Isaac (1858-1924)", Nouvelles de l'estampe, 237 | 2011)Ca.1910Inventaire du Fonds Français : 19..

BUHOT FELIX (1847-1898) - L'ANE ET LA VIEILLE

L'ANE ET LA VIEILLE

BUHOT FELIX (1847-1898)

Beautiful proof with large margins, slight folds in the sheet at the bottom border. Bourcard and Goodfriend: 59..

BUHOT FELIX (1847-1898) - LES ÂNES DU MIDI LUCHON

LES ÂNES DU MIDI LUCHON

BUHOT FELIX (1847-1898)

Nice proof big margins, light foxing on the edges of the sheet.State I/II..

BUHOT FELIX (1847-1898) - LA CACOLETIERE ASSISE

LA CACOLETIERE ASSISE

BUHOT FELIX (1847-1898)

Beautiful proof with large margins.State II/IIBourcard and Goodfriend: 58..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - LA HARPAYE

LA HARPAYE

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate executed for: The Natural History of Buffon's Birds..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - BEFFROI ET MUSICIEN DE CAYENNE

BEFFROI ET MUSICIEN DE CAYENNE

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of BuffonSitwell p. 83, Nissen 158, Wood p. 262, Brunet p.1376, Ebert 313..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - LA GELINOTTE FEMELLE

LA GELINOTTE FEMELLE

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of Buffon..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - COUCOU TACHETE DE LA CHINE

COUCOU TACHETE DE LA CHINE

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of BuffonSitwell p. 83, Nissen 158, Wood p. 262, Brunet p.1376, Ebert 313..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - BECASSE, DES SAVANES DE CAYENNE

BECASSE, DES SAVANES DE CAYENNE

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of BuffonSitwell p. 83, Nissen 158, Wood p. 262, Brunet p.1376, Ebert 313..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - PROMEROPS

PROMEROPS

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of BuffonSitwell p. 83, Nissen 158, Wood p. 262, Brunet p.1376, Ebert 313..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - CAILLES

CAILLES

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of BuffonSitwell p. 83, Nissen 158, Wood p. 262, Brunet p.1376, Ebert 313Wetting in the upper left corner..

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS  (1731-180.)  - VANNEAU ARME, DE LA LOUISIANE

VANNEAU ARME, DE LA LOUISIANE

MARTINET FRANÇOIS-NICOLAS (1731-180.)

Plate from the Natural History of Birds Georges-Louis Leclerc Count of BuffonSitwell p. 83, Nissen 158, Wood p. 262, Brunet p.1376, Ebert 313Wetting in the right margin.Pinholes along the left border...

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