Engraving of Birds

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-4051

Description

Hand-colored engraving of a pair of yellow-bodied birds in an oak tree; one on a branch and one in a nest; on a stretcher with canvas 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)
oak leaf (motif)
Picture
Picture, Animal
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Bird
Leaf
Ivy
Hand Colored
Picture, Animal

Inscription

Marked ""Edouard Travies"" in lower right; marked lower left, ""Paris, Vor Lelarve et Ce. 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

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15.125 x 19.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.359