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This originally hand-colored, folio engraving is from Pierre Joseph Buchoz’s principal work Premiere [-Seconde] Centurie de Planches Enluminees et Non Enluminees Representant au Naturel, ce qui se trouve de plus Interessant et de plus Curieux parmi les Animaux, les Vegetaux et les Mineraux. Por servir d’intelligence a l’histoire Generale des trois Regnes de la Nature. The work was published between 1775 and 1781 in Paris & Amsterdam.

“This collection contains figures of the rarest and most remarkable, and most interesting phenomena of the three kingdoms of nature, each part being devoted to one of them” (Anker). The beautiful engravings were completed by leading artists of the time including Jean Baptise Desmoulins, Jac de Favanne, and Guil. De Favanne, Claude Mathieu Fessard, C. Baquoy, Dupin fils, J. Mesnil, I. Robert, F. Lucas, and Jac. Julliet.

Additional information

Additional Name

Les Jasseurs



Paper Size

~ 10 1/4" by 17"

Plate Condition

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. Many of the engravings have a previous owners writing penning the name of the birds in French. There may be a few minor imperfections to be

Print Author

Pierre Joseph Buchoz


Originally Hand-colored Folio Engraving


Premiere Centurie de Planches Enluminees…