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19th Century Oil Painting Hoepoe Bird

$1,114.86

About

A wonderfully naturalistic depiction of a Hoepoe Bird. This particular starling species from the Mascarene Island became extinct in the late 19th century. One taxidermy example can be found in the Natural History Museum of Paris. In the late 19th century this institution commissioned a series of artworks depicting highlights of its collection. Some of these works were copied in engravings and used in a printed centenaire. This is a surviving original oil painting on mahogany, signed and dated 1893. The artist signature not entirly clear Henry Wa... d'A... ta.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.21 in. (31 cm)Width: 9.06 in. (23 cm)Depth: 0.4 in. (1 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1893
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Vosselaar, BE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2023323488682

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Beerse, Belgium
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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