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

[Original etching] Birds mobbing an owl [set: Diversae avium species]/Vogels plagen een uil, ca 1658.

An owl sitting on the branch of a tree, while numerous other birds seem to chirp in its direction from other branches or while flying towards it. Signed on lower left corner: F.B. in: W.H.f.

On verso collectors’mark: Paul Davidsohn (1839-1924) (L. 654); a note in pencil on verso referring to the purchase of the etching by Davidsohn in 1863 (Amsterdam?).

Etching on laid paper, trimmed to plate mark; total: 128 x 183 mm; state I/2; on verso some dirt and handwritten annotations. Traces of previous mounting on verso and some reinforcement on the left margin. Very nice impression. Pennington 2134.

Incl. BTW  338,80

Excl. BTW  280,00

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