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George Edwards

Lot 35525: Edwards - Middle-sized Black Monkey Holding Cat. 311

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

October 16, 2021
Franklin, TN, US

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Description

This originally hand-colored engraving is from George Edwards's A Natural History of Uncommon Birds. This first edition work was published in London in 1743.

George Edwards was an English draughtsman and proficient ornithologist. He worked as the Librarian to the Royal College of Physicians which eventually allowed him to pursue publishing his bird studies and drawings. Edward really drove the prominence of bird and animal illustration in his time and thus became known as 'The Father of British Ornithology'.

Dimensions

~ 9 1/2" by 11 3/4"

Artist or Maker

George Edwards

Medium

Originally Hand-colored Engraving

Date

1743

Condition Report

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There may be a few faint marks or fox marks scattered in the work. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

Literature

A Natural History of Uncommon Birds

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