London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
Italian School, 18th Century
Study of a Male and Female Philippine Creeper and three others
illustrations to Ornithologia Methodice Digesta by Saverio Manetti, sheets inscribed with plate numbers 'CLXXXXIX, CC, CCCLXIV', and 'CCCCVII'
pencil, watercolour and ink on paper
16 x 12½in. (40.7 x 31.7cm.) (4)
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