Anas Circia, Foemina. BIRD EGGS.

Anas Circia, Foemina.

[ 1770-1829].
Copperplate etching, hand-colored, plate area 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches on sheet size 13 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches, adhesive residue to outer edges of verso, barely visible on front (not affecting front image). From "Nederlandsche Vogelen" a monumental ornithological work published in Amsterdam over the years 1770-1829. The exquisitely etched and handpainted image depicts the female duck with nest and three eggs. Item #48354

Price: $350.00

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