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Marlborough Antiques & Interiors
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Set of Twelve Bird Hand Coloured Engravings by Martinet

REF: LA354288
£1950
€2292
$2721
Description
Set of 12 19th Century hand-coloured engravings of bird prints by François Nicolas Martinet. Martinet (1725-1804) was a prolific French court artist and engraver. He is remembered for his extensive contribution to George Louis Leclerc Buffon's major work Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière. Martinet provided all of the bird illustrations for the work, which were also published separately in Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. The work was a resounding success and a bestseller of its day, translated into many different languages. These highly decorative engravings are in very good condition and presented in contemporary frames. They will make a striking feature on any wall. Martinet (1725-1804) was a prolific French court artist and engraver. He is remembered for his extensive contribution to George Louis Leclerc Buffon's major work Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière. Martinet provided all of the bird illustrations for the work, which were also published separately in Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. The work was a resounding success and a bestseller of its day, translated into many different languages. These highly decorative prints are in very good condition and presented in contemporary frames. They will make a striking feature on any wall.

measurements

Height:
44.5 cm
Width:
36 cm
Depth:
2 cm

declaration

Marlborough Antiques & Interiors has clarified that the Set of Twelve Bird Hand Coloured Engravings by Martinet (LA354288) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th Century

condition

Very Good

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
19th Century

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location

This Set of Twelve Bird Hand Coloured Engravings by Martinet is located in Marlborough, United Kingdom

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