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Parrot of Paradise with Redwood

Mark Catesby (1683 - 1749)
London, England
1731-1734
Etching in black with hand coloring in yellow, green, orange and brown on paper
13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (34.93 x 26.04 cm)
1952.36
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Parrot of Paradise with Redwood, 1731-1734
Mark Catesby
Etching in black with hand coloring in yellow, green, orange and brown on paper
13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (34.93 x 26.04 cm)
The Chipstone Foundation 1952.36

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Engraving in black with hand coloring in yellow, green, orange and brown on paper.



Originally published as part of Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands.

Inscriptions:
Inscribed "Frutex Lauri folio pendulo, fruetu / tricocco Semine nigro Splendente. / Red Wood." in plate, above image, ur. Inscribed "T. 10." in plate, above image, ul. Inscribed "Psitticus Paradisis. / The Parrot of Paradise" in plate, below image, ll.

Dealer: S. Polacheck

References:
Feduccia, Alan. Catesby's Birds of Colonial America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1985, pl. 47.

Meghan Doherty, 2006

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