Posted on November 01, 2017 via the Sell it button from Etsy.
Woodcock, French Game Bird, Original Antique Bird Print.
Antique zinc etching in sepia/gold, extracted from a disbound French book of game birds, published circa 1884.
The drawings in this collection were intended for the hunter as a recognition aid. These well-preserved plates are coloured in sepia with a bright gold border and are printed on medium-weight cream paper. Most prints are rough at the binding edge and have remnants of tissue guards attached. Prints are available as follows:
1) Original Plate from the book:
Paper size: 5.3 × 7.3 inches 13.5 × 18.5 cm, approximately. €30
NEW PRINTS using archival pigment inks on matte paper:
2) €30: 6 × 8 inches or 21 × 25 cm, approximately.
3) €35: 8 × 10 inches or 20 × 25 cm, approximately.
4) €45: 9 × 12 or 23 × 30 cm, approximately.
Your print will be protected by a polythene/cello bag, within rigid packaging, and posted via airmail if overseas. All prints, whether antique, vintage or modern should be protected from exposure to direct sunlight.
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