François Nicolas Martinet (French, circa 1725-1804), Four Hand-Colored Engravings from Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
On laid paper, 18th century, to include "La Bernache," "Oye de la Côte de Coromandel," "Oie Sauvage," and "Oye de Guinée," "La Bernache" with ink inscription, all matted and presented in uniform framing (one slightly smaller and gilt).
DOA 20 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. (one slightly smaller)
With bright hand coloring.
The first with some light wear to sheet; single foxing mark lower margin of the third; otherwise no apparent condition concerns.