Antique Prints of Chickens and Turkeys - also Cockfighting (Hahnenkampf)

Take a lot at our historical poultry prints. all prints are in Very Good condition unless otherwise noted.

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"Die Hahnen - Les Coqs"

Lithograph by Johannes Woelffle ( 1807-1893)
After the painting by Melchior de Hondecoeter ( 1636-1695)
Original hand coloring heighted with eggwhite.

Published by Piloty and Loehle, Munich, ca 1850.

Margins are spotty. These foxing spots will disappear under the matting when framed.

Image: 37 x 48.5 cm ( 14.5 x 19 ")
Sheet size: 51 x 68 cm ( 20 x 26 ")

$ 900.00

Order Nr. POULTRY246466


"Philomene et ses Poules"

Wood engraving by Gilbert after a painting by Ch. Jaque printed 1868.
Light age toning. Reverse side is printed.

20.5 x 15 cm ( 8 x 5.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. POULTRY242684


Poultry attacked by a Hawk - Die Hühner und der Raubvogel

ăPoultry attacked by a Hawk - Die Hühner und der Raubvogel"

Type of print: Steel engraving

Color: Original hand coloring

Engraver: Albert Henry Payne (1812-1902)

Painter: Melchior Hondekoeter (1636-1695)

Where published: Dresden

When published: Ca. 1860

Condition: Very good. Outstanding bright and beautiful hand coloring.

12,5 x 16,5 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.5")

$ 130.00

Order Nr. POULTRY238530


Polli

ăPolli" Chicken yard Huehnerhof

Type of print: Copper etching

Color: Original hand coloring

Engraver: Lambertini

Drawing by: Tibaldi

Painter: Melchior Hondekoeter (1636-1695)

Where published: Italy

When published: Ca. 1800

Condition: Very good. Very clean. Wide margins. Outstanding bright and beautiful hand coloring.

Image: 15,7 x 21,2 cm (ca. 6.2 x 8.3")

Sheet size: 30 x 40 cm (ca. 12 x 15")

$ 170.00

Order Nr. POULTRY238531


Gallo Paone Domestico - Meleagris Gallopavo

"Gallo Paone Domestico - Meleagris Gallopavo"

Here is rare and beautiful lithograph from the "Atlante Zoologico Popolare" published in Naples (1863) by Giovanni Boschi. The lithograph was made by Raimondo Petraroja. This work comprised eight volumes of most known animals, even some that are now extinct. The books were published from 1863-1879. In the lower margin is the lithographers blind stamp. The original hand coloring is superb.

Fine lithograph by Raimondo Petraroja after Rispoli. Original hand coloring.
Extra page of text in Italian about the turkey.

Minor signs of age and use.

Page size: 38.5 x 27 ( 15.1 x 10.6 ")

$ 125.00

Order Nr. POULTRY238532


"Die ahnungsvolle Henne"

"Frau Wirtin - schaffen Sie mir doch diese aufdringliche Henne fort - Sie fliegt mir fast in den Teller hinein"
Wirtin: "Ach das ist Mutterliebe! Das Backhendl das Sie da essen, hat sie ausgebruettet".

Wood engraving 1908. Reverse side is printed.

13.5 x 15.5 cm ( 5.3 x 6.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POULTRY245248


Hahn und Henne - Cock and hen - Coq et Poule - Haan en Hen - Gallo e gallina

"Hahn und Henne - Cock and hen - Coq et Poule - Haan en Hen - Gallo e gallina"

Title has been mounted on back of frame in 5 languages:

Lithograph, printed in color. Probably German, ca 1880.

Measurem,ent visible in frame: 26 x 34 cm.

Attractive frame with glass.

$ 180.00

Ordder Nr. POULTRY235469

Pavo   - turkey  - Truthahn

"Pavo" ( turkey )

Original water coloring. Anonymous, ca 1860.

This fine turkey was probably painted by a Spanish-speaking person because of the title.
Notice what a very regal bird this is. The feathers are finely done with their shimmery colors.

The unpainted part of the background has some scattered spots and a few thin creases.

Page size: 30.5 x 22.2 cm ( 12 x 8.7 ")

$ 600.00

Order Nr. POULTRY 6560

No title.

Wood engraving 1889. Reverse side is printed.

16 x 22.5 cm ( 6.2 x 8.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POULTRY242767


"Un Poulailler"

Wood engraving by Gilbert after a painting by Ch. Jaque printed 1868.
Light age toning. Reverse side is printed.

13 x 20.5 cm ( 5.1 x 8")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. POULTRY242683


"Coq et Poule Breda coucou"

9.5 x 13.5 cm ( 3.7 x 5.3 ")

"Coq et Poule cochinchinois noirs"

10 x 13.5 cm ( 3.9 x 5.3 ")

Two wood engravings published 1883. Reverse sides are printed.

Price for the two prints: $ 25.00

Order Nr. POULTRY244589


Poultry from the
"Naturalist's Library"

These remarkable steel engravings are from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860. They were engraved by Lizard.The exquisite original coloring makes these prints so special. Some of the prints are very close to the binding side which gives them a smaller margin on one side. All show an even browning.

 

Gallus Furcatus

Gallus Oeneus

"Gallus Furcatus".(The Fork Tailed Cock). Native of Java. With text page in English.

16.7 x 10.5 cm
( 6.6 x 4.13 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. 6551 SOLD

"Gallus Oeneus". (The Bronzed Cock). Native of Sumatra. With text page in English.

16.7 x 10.5 cm
( 6.6 x 4.13 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. POULTRY6552

Bankava Cock

"Bankava Cock". Title page.

16.2 x 10.1 cm ( 6.4 x 4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POULTRY6553

Meleagris Ocellata

Meleagris Gallopavo

"Meleagris Ocellata". (The Ocellated Turkey)
Native of the Bay of
Honduras.

16.5 x 10.6 cm
(6.5 x 4.2 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. POULTRY6554

"Meleagris Gallopavo" (The Wild Turkey)


16.5 x 10.2 cm
( 6.5 x 4 ")


$ 55.00

Order Nr. POULTRY6556

Meleagris Gallopavo

"Meleagris Gallopavo" Female and Young. Native of America.

10.2 x 16.2 cm ( 4 x 6.4 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. POULTRY6557

 

Cock fighting - Hahnenkampf -
Pelea de Gallos - Combat de Coqs

"Der Hahnenkampf im Zimmer" ( a cock fifht in the room )

Wood engraving after a painting by Laslett J. Pott ca 1885.
Overall light age toning. Reverse side is printed.

Image: 19 x 30 cm ( 7.4 x 11.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POULTRY246047


"Combat de Coqs"

Wood engraving 1864. Reverse sideis printed. Light spotting in left margin.

10 x 14.5 cm ( 3.9 x 5.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. POULTRY245048


"Hahnenkampf"

Wood engraving after J. Ivanowits ca 1895. Small spot in lower margin.

23 x 32 cm ( 9 x 12.5 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. POULTRY246046


"Hahnenkampf im alten Rom"

Wood engraving after the painting by E. Forli, 1899. Vertical centerfold.

29 x 47 cm ( 11.4 x 18.5 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. POULTRY246050


"Pit Ticket"

Type of print:Copper etching

Engraver: Thomas Cook (1744-1818)

Artist: William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Published: London, dated 1796

Condition: Strong impression. Very light general age toning. Ample margins.

Only minuscule traces of age and use.

29 x 36,5 cm (ca. 11.4 x 14.4")

$ 480.00

Order Nr. HOGARTH240135


"Das Duell"

Wood engraving ca 1907. Below the image is a German poem about the cockfight.

Reverse side is printed.

14 x 20 cm ( 5.5 x 7.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POULTRY245249


Der Hahnenkampf     Cocks-Fighting

"Der Hahnenkampf Cocks-Fighting"

Steel engraving by W. French after F. Snyders, ca 1850. Modern hand coloring.
Print has wide margins with a few scattered spots near edges of margins.

11.8 x 17 cm ( 4.6 x 6.6 ")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. POULTRY6561

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Der Hahnenkampf

"Der Hahnenkampf" ( the cock fight)

Very fine lithograph ca 1860. Anonymous.

17.7 x 14.6 cm ( 7 x 5.7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POULTRY237669

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"Un combat de coqs en Angleterre" ( A cock fight in England )

Wood engraving ca 1880. Print from reverse side is visible.

10.7 x 17 cm ( 4.2 x 6.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POULTRY241254

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"Orientalische Hahnenkampf" ( Oriental cock fight )

Wood engraving after a painting by Gimenez-Martinin Rome ca 1880.
Reverse side is printed. Vertical centerfold. Light spotting in margins.

23 x 38.5 cm ( 9 x 15.1 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. POULTRY241257

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" Le coq Guadaloupin arme de l'eperom. Le coq Javanais le combat"
"L'eperon du coq de combat"

Wood engraving 1864. Reverse side is printed.
Horizontal fold in lower area. Minor spotting.

21 x 25 cm ( 8.2 x 9.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POULTRY241255

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"Hahnenkampf in einer Strasse Manilas (Philippinen)"

Wood engraving after Conrad Ermisch ca 1880.
Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

23 x 31.5 cm ( 9 x 12.4 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. POULTRY241256


"Sport de Village" ( Cock fighting )

Wood engraving by Neuville published 1872. Reverse side is printed with information
( in French ) about Colombia.

16 x 23.5 cm ( 6.2 x 9.2 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. COLOMBIA243457


"Moeurs et Costumes de Mexico. - Les combats de coqs au Parral, etat de Chihuahua"

Wood engraving showing a cock fight in Parral and Mexicans in their typical costumes.
Published 1867. Reverse side is printed.

16 x 22 cm ( 6.2 x 8.6 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. MEXICO245049


Sevilla - Hahnenkampf - Cock fight

"Un Combat de Coqs a Seville"

Very fine wood engraving printed with light toning, 1899. Vertical centerfold.
Small repair on lower margin edge.

31 x 48.5 cm ( 12.2 x 19 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ESPAÑA245479


"Tagalen mit Kampfhaehnen" ( Tagals with fighting cocks, Philippines )

Wood engraving 1895. Surounding the image and on the reverse side is interesting text
( in German ) about the Philippines under Spanish rule.

10.5 x 10.8 cm ( 4.1 x 4.2 " )

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SOUTHEASTASIA243443



"The Poultry and Cattle at Birmingham"

"Mr. McGregors Wake's White Trumpeter ( First Prize)
Mr. T. Keabell Silver-Pencilled Hamburgs ( First Prize )
The Duke of Beaufort's Shorthorn Steer ( Gold Medal )
Mr. Francis Mowburn's Speckeled Trumpeter ( Second Prize )
Mr. J. Smith's Turkey ( Silver Plate )
Col. Pennant's Shorthorn Cow ( Gold Medal )
Mrs. Dixon's Silver-spangeled Hamburg ( the silver plate )"

Wood engravings dated 1860. On the reverse side is a short article about the animal show.

Page size: 38 x 26.5 cm ( 14.9 x 10.4 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. COW241660


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