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Francois Nicolas Martinet

French, 1731-1800

Martinet was one of the most important bird illustrators of his time in France. He engraved the plates for numerous works on natural history, especially ornithology and did the illustrations for the “Histoire Naturelle Des Oiseaux” [Natural History of the Birds] published by L’Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1770–86.

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Antique French 18th C. Francois Martinet Colored Tropical Bird Engravings Framed
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Dayton, OH
"Antique 18th century hand colored copperplate engraving of a pair of tropical bearded and spotted birds by Francois Nicholas Martinet (1725-1804), Plate 746, circa 1770. “Barbu a ve...
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Late 18th Century French Provincial Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Francois Nicholas Martinet Bird Engravings, Set of Six, circa 1770
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Downingtown, PA
Francois Nicholas Martinet bird engravings, Set of six, circa 1770. This a set of six but we have another set listed separately which match these to make twelve. The framed Francoi...
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1770s French Georgian Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Antique 18th Century Parrot Engraving by François Nicolas Martinet
By François Nicolas Martinet, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Located in London, GB
A very decorative engravings of a parrot, by François Nicolas Martinet, from Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, 1770–1786. France, circa 1770–80. Why we like it Exquisitely engrave...
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Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Set of Ten 18th Century Heron Engravings by Francois Nicolas Martinet
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Fantastic set of ten beautifully hand-coloured engravings of Herons by Francois Nicolas Martinet, circa 1770. These prints are framed in a bespoke gilt bamboo frame with hessian mou...
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18th Century French Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Hand-Colored Bird Engravings French Martinet-Buffon Ornithological Circa 1790
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Katonah, NY
A beautifully drawn, detailed original copperplate engraving from one of the most important ornithological works of the 18th century. These hand-colored engravings are taken from the...
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Late 18th Century French Regency Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Set of Four 18th Century Parrot Prints Ornithological Engravings
By François Nicolas Martinet, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Located in London, GB
A very decorative set of four of engravings of parrots, by François Nicolas Martinet, from Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, 1770–1786. France, circa 1770–80. Original hand-colored...
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Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Pair of 18th Century Ornithological Engravings Bird Prints by Martinet
By François Nicolas Martinet, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Located in London, GB
A very decorative pair of ornithological engravings, by François Nicolas Martinet, from Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, 1770–1786. France, circa 1770–80. Original hand-colored co...
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Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Set of Four 18th Century Martinet Birds
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Lovely set of four hand-colored copperplate engravings, by Nicholas Martinet. These engravigns are from the Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, Paris Imprimerie Royale, by Le Comte de ...
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18th Century French Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Francois Nicholas Martinet Bird Engraving, circa 1770
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Downingtown, PA
Francois Nicholas Martinet bird engraving, circa 1770. The framed Francois Martinet engraving is from Buffon's Historie Naturelle des Oiseaux displaed beautifully in a large fram...
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1770s French Georgian Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Francois Nicholas Martinet Bird Engravings, Set of Six, circa 1770
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Downingtown, PA
Francois Nicholas Martinet bird engravings, set of six, circa 1770. This is a set of six but we have another set of six with the same frames to make a bigger set of twelve. ...
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1770s French Georgian Antique Francois Nicolas Martinet

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Antique French Engraving of Birds, Paris, Late 18th Century
By François Nicolas Martinet
Located in Chappaqua, NY
Antique French engraving of birds, Paris, late 18th century. From the Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux published from 1770-1786. A hand-colored, copper plate engraving by the artist Fr...
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H 15.36 in. W 13.39 in. D 0.79 in.
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Nicolas Martinet furniture is available on 1stDibs for sale. These unique items are often made from Paper, and are designed with extraordinary care. In our Francois Nicolas Martinet collection of furniture, there are many options to choose from, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 6 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. Many original furniture by Francois Nicolas Martinet was created in France during the 18th century and earlier in Georgian style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . Prices for furniture by Francois Nicolas Martinet can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $750 and tops out at $6,760, while pieces like these can sell for $4,500 on average.

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