Hollar, Wenzel (1606-1677) after Barlow, Francis (c.1626-1704)

[Original etching] Four wading birds [set: Diversae avium species], ca 1658/ Watervogels.

From a set of prints presenting birds, here are four wading birds standing on the side of a river bank, with bullrushes to the right; the birds include an avocet (second from left) and a heron (first on left); amonogrammed on the bottom, towards the right: ‘FB WH’.

On verso collectors’marks: Gustav Friedrich Konstantin Parthey (1798-1872) (L. 2014), the famous collector of Hollar.

Etching on laid paper, trimmed within plate mark; total: 130 x 185 mm; state I/2; on verso traces of former mounting, some shining through glue on the upper corners; some rubbing, but dispite these small imperfections, in great condition. Very nice impression. Pennington 2140.

Incl. VAT  338,80

Excl. VAT  280,00

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