Jacques Barraband (1767-1809) Set of three Parrots
Beautifully framed with hand painted matting by Robt. Scott Stilin Inc. Palm Bch, Fla.[see tag ]
A superlative bird artist, had worked in a variety of environments: in the Gobelin tapestry works, and at the Sevres porcelain factory. His most important work was a set of approximateley 300 drawings for the scientist FranÇois Levaillant's three ornithological monographs, including the Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets. From Francois Levaillant "Histoire naturelle des Perroquets" published in Paris 1801-1805.
This print is from what is called the Tall Paper copy. Stipple engraving printed in color
Included parrots are;
Pl 2 - L'Ara Canga male
Pl 52 - La Perruche Lori
Pl 15 - La Perruche Ara Pavouane tapire
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