Antique Pigeon Prints ( Tauben, Colombe, Palomas) and Doves
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Chromolithograph ca 1905. Two
extra pages of text ( in English )
Bird image with leaves: 12 x 9 cm ( 4.7 x 3.5 ")
Order Nr. PIGEON250119
"La Colombe de Marie Stuart"
Toned lithograph after Ch.
Vernier. Published 1884.
Image. 13.5 x 9 cm ( 5.3 x 3.5 ")
Order Nr. PIGEON252354
Pigeon Prints by Pretre
Original color printing!
Prêtre belongs to the famed French artists in early 19th century who masterfully used color printing for flowers, plants, birds to illustrate the important botanical and zoological books of that time. Using a separate printing for each color they used, and lacking the technical precision necessary to "come down" on the exact line of the preceding printings, it was an endevour making the hair of publishers stand on end, because of costly time and waste of misused paper involved. But once a print was done, the outcome was superb as seen in these samples here!
Owls: Temminck, Coenraad Jacob and Laugier de Chartrouse: "Nouveau Recueil des Planches colorées d'Oiseaux..." Paris, 1820 - 1838
Pigeons: Temminck, Coenraad Jacob: "Histoire Naturelle Générale des Pigeons et des Gallinacés...". Amsterdam and Paris, 1813 - 1815
Images are on very large pages with wide margins.
Page size: 52.5 x 34 cm (20.6 x
"Migrations des colombes voyageuses dans l' Amerique du Nord" (Pigeon migration)
Wood engraving printed 1874. Reverse side is printed.
13 x 15.5 cm ( 5.1 x 6.1 ")
Order Nr. BIRDPIGEON240961
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