Engraving of a Bird

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-4050

Description

Hand-colored engraving of a blue bird with ivy and spider; on a stretcher with canvase backing; rectangular gilt wooden frame; glazed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
spiders (animals)
Picture
Picture, Animal
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Bird
Ivy
Spider
Hand Colored
Picture, Animal

Inscription

Marked ""Edouard Travie"" in lower right; marked lower left, ""Paris, Victor Lelarue et C. place du Louvre 10,"" embossed mark of company lower left also.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Victor Delarve & Co. (Publisher)
Travies, Edouard (Engraver)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Dimensions

15.188 x 19.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.358