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Aubusson, France 1767 – Lyon, France 1809

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  • active France early 19th century

Perruche omnicolore [Many-coloured parrot] 1805
Collection Title: Levaillant, François. 'Histoire naturelle des perroquets'. Paris: chez Levrault, Schoell, etc., 1805.
Page: plate 28
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper stipple engraving, printed in colour inks 'a la poupeee', from one copper plate; with some additional hand-colouring in watercolour Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 26.2 h x 16.4 w cm sheet 34.7 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.899
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010.