London, South Kensington
8 May 2003
Jean Gabriel Prêtre (1800-1840)
signed and dated 'J.G.Prêtre 1824' and inscribed 'Fig Colombe tourteline. (Male adulte) - tourtelette (Jaune.) in pencil (lower left)
pencil and watercolour heightened with white
19 x 13 5/8in. (48.3 x 34.6cm.)
with two watercolours of Pyrrhula synoica and Magapod rubripes by Jean Gabriel Prêtre and Nicolas Huet (3)
Comte Constant d'Yanville.
Daniel de Granges.
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C.J. Temmink, M. Laugier de Chartreuse, Nouveau Recueil de Planches Coloriées d'oiseaux., 1820-39, vol. 4, pl. 341, vol. 3, pl. 375.
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