Antique Bird Print of a Vulture

Productnr.: BG-07035

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Antique print titled 'Vultur Percnopterus'. According to the title, this print should depict an Egyptian vulture. However, based on the characteristics, we believe it actually is a Gyps fulvus, Griffon Vulture or Eurasian Griffon Vulture. This print originates from 'Nederlandsche Vogelen; volgens hunne huisdouding, aert, en eigenschappen beschreeven", Amsterdam, 1770-1829 by C. Nozeman, M. Houttuyn and J.C. Sepp. his is the most important and first study in the Netherlands of ornithology at that time. The birds are depicted as they are in life, said to be depicted close to lifesized and in their environment..

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Please study image carefully.

Date: 1829

Overall size: 35.5 x 52 cm.