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Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Eight Hand-colored Natural History Engravings: Four Ornithological Prints and Four Quadruped Prints.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1498
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Eight Hand-colored Natural History Engravings: Four Ornithological Prints and Four Quadruped Prints. Hand-colored copper-plate engravings of the Royston crow; black-breasted sea swallow and olive-coloured water hen; female goatsucker; and small dove; [together with] four hand-colored copper-plate engravings of mammals, including: the martin [plate 38]; the polecat [plate 37]; the otter [plate 32]; and an unnumbered plate with depictions of a bat, water rat, short tailed field mouse, and long tailed field mouse; all matted and framed, sizes vary. (8)
Estimate $300-500


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Hand-colouring of photographs, Peter Mazell, Royston, Visual arts

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