Parrot and other Tropical Bird Prints - Georges Buffon
Parrot and other Tropical Bird Prints -
Georges Buffon
(France, 1831)
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Background:

These richly colored prints of Parrots and other Tropical Birds are from the "new" edition of Georges Buffon's (1707-1788) monumental work on Natural History originally published between 1749 and 1789,  The series included descriptions of Birds, Mammals and Geology as well as other natural history subjects.

Contributing to the "new" edition was another French naturalist, Frederic Cuvier (1773-1838).  The engravings for the prints were produced by the French printing firm Pauquet Frères.

 

Price per print: Print Only:  $80
Matting Charge:  $20
Framing & Matting Charge:  $100
Dimensions: Print Only:  5 x 8 inches
Matted:  11 x 14 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored engraving
Year: 1831

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Cockatoo Print (No. 22310182)
Plate 182
White-crested Cockatoo,
Yellow-crested Cockatoo
Parrot Print (No. 22310183)
Plate 183
Grey Parrot, Green Parrot
Parrot Print (No. 22310184)
Plate 184
Javanese Parrot, Crimson Lory

Lory Print (No. 22310185)
Plate 185
Tricolor Lory, Red Lory,
Grey-headed Parrot
Parakeet Print (No. 22310186)
Plate 186
Red and Purple Parakeet,
Blue-headed Parakeet
SOLD
Parakeet Print (No. 22310187)
Plate 187
Red-collared Parakeet,
Rose-collared Parakeet

Parakeet Print (No. 22310188)
Plate 188
Pink-headed Parakeet,
Varied-winged Parakeet
Parakeet Print (No. 22310189)
Plate 189
Snorkel Parakeet, Little Blue Parakeet
Macaw Print (No. 22310190)
Plate 190
Scarlet Macaw, Black Macaw

Macaw Print (No. 22310191)
Plate 191
Blue Macaw, Green Macaw
Amazon Print (No. 22310192)
Plate 192
Yellow Amazon, White-headed Amazon
Parrot Print (No. 22310193)
Plate 193
Miller Parrot, Blue-headed Parrot (Crik)
SOLD

Parrot Print (No. 22310194)
Plate 194
Parrot of Paradise, Festive Parrot
Parrot Print (No. 22310195)
Plate 195
Black-headed Parrot, Pavouane Parrot
Toucan Print (No. 22310202)
Plate 202
Toucans, Kingfish