Lot 269: Reichenbach (Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig, 1793-1879)



2015-06-29 14:47:06

Lot 269: Reichenbach (Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig, 1793-1879). Psittacara Tiriba Bouij, & Cyclopsitta double-Oeil, 1845, together two original watercolours with pencil on paper, heightened with gum arabic, annotated in brown ink by the artist, each captioned by the artist to lower margin 'Psittacara Tiriba Bouij. ad viv. 23 Sept. 1845', and 'Cyclopsitta double-Oeil Humb. Facq... Voy. au pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie pl. 25b. f.4.5.', sheet size 150 x 135mm (6 x 5.25ins) or similar, matching later gilt frames, glazed, with printed title label to verso, and additional label of Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox Ltd. to verso. A pair of original watercolour drawings by the important ornithologist Heinrich Reichenbach, from the extensive series of drawings prepared by him for his major ornithological work Die Vollstandigste Naturgeschichte des In und Auslandes, which appeared in fourteen volumes between 1845 and 1862. The first illustration is captioned by Reich Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015 Wednesday, 10th June 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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