C1798

Promerops or Bee-Eater of North California

Artist:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (1735 - 1804)

English edition of one of the earliest images of the Californian Bee-eater. From, La Perpouse, Charts and Plates to La Perouse’s Voyage.

$A 275

S/N: CPLPVE-037-BI-OS–229139
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Full Title:

Promerops or Bee-Eater of North California

Date:

C1798

Artist:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (1735 - 1804)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 330mm

Paper Size: 

260mm 
x 430mm
AUTHENTICITY
Promerops or Bee-Eater of North California - Antique Print from 1798

Genuine antique
dated:

1798

Description:

English edition of one of the earliest images of the Californian Bee-eater.

From, La Perpouse, Charts and Plates to La Perouse’s Voyage.

Biography:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (1735 – 1804)

Prevost translated accounts of all the principal voyages of exploration into French.World voyages include African voyages, the early Portuguese and English voyages to West Africa and the Cape of Good Hope, with a general account of the Dutch at the Cape. A monumental work

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