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Francois Nicolas Martinet
Oye a Duvet oe Eider male, du Dannemark

Circa: 1770

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An original copper plate engraving with original hand color by French artist François-Nicolas Martinet (1760-1800) titled "Oye a Duvet oe Eider male, du Dannemark", c. 1770. Signed in the plate by Martinet lower left. Excellent condition. Sheet size: 10" x 8". Image size: 8.5" x 7.25". François-Nicolas Martinet (c. 1760 - 1800) was a French engineer, engraver and naturalist. Martinet engraved the plates for numerous works on natural history, especially ornithology. Notable in particular are those for l'Ornithologia, sive Synopsis methodica of Mathurin Jacques Brisson (1760-63).

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  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 10 in. x W 8 in.

    H 25.4 cm x W 20.32 cm

  • Gallery location
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Reference number
    LU1212783392

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