Item #56821 Le Petit Ava. VINTAGE ENGRAVING WITH HANDCOLOR. PARROT - CAROLINA PARAKEET.
Le Petit Ava. VINTAGE ENGRAVING WITH HANDCOLOR.

Le Petit Ava. VINTAGE ENGRAVING WITH HANDCOLOR.

No Place of Publication. No publisher. No date. Circa mid 1900s?
Etching / engraving with handcolor on textured wove paper, plate mark 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches on sheet 22 1/4 x 15 inches. Light edgewear, a few light marks to margins, tiny dark speck at lower edge of plate mark below title; overall very good condition. "The little Ava" is a Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis), a small neotropical parrot declared extinct in 1939. A sensitive portrait of a vanished species. This is a finely produced modern print, not a reproduction. Item #56821

Price: $125.00

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