5 December 2006
[ORNITHOLOGY.] Collection of 15 renderings of birds in watercolor and feathers. Switzerland or Austria, 19th century.
Each approximately 160 x 210 mm sheets. (Some pale spotting, one with marginal tear.) Tipped to mounts and matted; quarter morocco folding case.
Very well-executed renderings of birds, each composed of watercolor and original feathers. The subjects are identified as: ring-necked pheasant (4), partridge (3), chicken (2), rooster (2), dyed chicken (2), chukar and peacock. The style suggests a Swiss or Austrian artist.
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