19 June 2000
Jacques BARRABAND (1767/8-1809)
Amazone à front bleu, mâle - Blue-fronted Amazon, male - Amazona aestiva. Native to South America.
signed "Barraband.", numbered "84", black chalk, pen and watercolour, watercolour and bodycolour, and gum arabic on light cream paper
521 x 377 mm.
ENGRAVED - Levaillant. Perroquets, plate 84.
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Exhibited in 1992, in Malmaison lot 52 of Livres précieux du musée de Malmaison
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
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